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Chris Bryant’s voting in Parliament

Chris Bryant is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Chris Bryant sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Chris Bryant has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Russia: UK Companies 7 Dec 2022

    I am sorry, but this is just terribly complacent. It is 3,218 days since the annexation of Crimea, and there are still British companies that seem to be invested in Crimea, let alone British companies—including Infosys, from what I understand; the Minister did not refute that point earlier—that are still operating in Moscow and Russia with a staffed office. He says he will not comment on...
  • Health and Social Care: Medical Students: University Places 6 Dec 2022

    But when are we going to see the workforce plan? The other day I spoke to a radiologist who runs a radiology department. There are meant to be 15, but there are only five and they have not had a single person apply. It needs more radiologists and radiographers. We have a national shortage of dermatologists, which is one reason why skin cancers are not being picked up, and a national shortage...
  • Health and Social Care: Medical Students: University Places 6 Dec 2022

    But when are we going to see the workforce plan? The other day I spoke to a radiologist who runs a radiology department. There are meant to be 15, but there are only five and they have not had a single person apply. It needs more radiologists and radiographers. We have a national shortage of dermatologists, which is one reason why skin cancers are not being picked up, and a national shortage...

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Labour MP for Rhondda

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Chris Bryant campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Telecommunications
  • Universal Credit
  • Broadband
  • Pay
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries: Visits Abroad

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Local Government (Disqualification) Bill Committee (since 24 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Cultural Objects (Protection From Seizure) Bill Committee (since 9 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (since 10 Nov 2020)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 6 May 2020)
  • Chair, Committee on Standards (since 6 May 2020)
  • Chair, Committee on Standards (since 6 May 2020)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Committee of Privileges (19 May 2020 to 14 Jun 2022)
  • Chair, Committee of Privileges (19 May 2020 to 14 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (12 May 2020 to 19 May 2020)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (28 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Finance Committee (Commons) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Finance Committee (Commons) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 2017 to 31 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (10 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (14 Sep 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (8 May 2015 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (3 Dec 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Oct 2013 to 3 Dec 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (Political and Constitutional Reform) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Europe) (13 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (9 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (16 Oct 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (4 Aug 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (4 Aug 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Leader of the House of Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, (Leader of the House of Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (26 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, (as Leader of the Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (23 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (as Leader of the Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (4 Jun 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Lord Falconer of Thoroton, Secretary of State), Department for Constitutional Affairs (10 Nov 2005 to 13 Jun 2006)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington Street, London W1F 0LE:
14 January 2022, received £2,010 from Tantor Media Inc, 6 Business Park Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, USA, for audio rights to a book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 14 January 2022)
17 March 2022, received £7,600 from Mother Pictures Ltd, Biscuit Building, 10 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DD, for the rights to make a television series based on my book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 March 2022)
13 July 2022, received £11,070 from Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, for an advance on a book. Hours: estimated at 500 hrs across two years. (Registered 15 July 2022)
Payments from Reach Shared Services Limited, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul's Square, Liverpool L3 9SJ:
Payment of £200 expected for an article in the Daily Express written on 11 March 2022. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 18 March 2022)
7 June 2022, received £200 for an article in the Daily Express. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 June 2022)
10 June 2022, received £500 for an article in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 10 June 2022)
14 June 2022, received £500 for an article in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 27 June 2022)
1 July 2022, received £325 for two articles in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 01 July 2022)
31 August 2022, received £500 for an article in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 September 2022)
28 November 2022, received £2,350 for four articles in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2022)
Payments from Mace Media Limited, 8A Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EN:
21 February 2022, received £200 for an article for Mace Magazine. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 21 February 2022)
1 June 2022, received £250 for an article for Mace Magazine. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 June 2022)
Payments from Guardian News & Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
18 November 2021, received £250 for an article. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 18 November 2021)
21 February 2022, received £100 for an article. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 February 2022)
2 February 2022, received £600 from Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5T, for two articles. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 02 February 2022)
7 March 2022, received £200 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR, for participation as a panel member on BBC R4 Any Questions on 25 February 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 March 2022)
Payment of £1,500 expected from Twofour Broadcast Ltd, Twofour Studios, Estover, Plymouth PL6 7RG, for appearing in a television programme filmed on 19 June 2022. The programme has not yet been broadcast. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 04 August 2022)
21 September 2022, received £1,200 from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for presenting two radio programmes. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 22 September 2022)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Bindmans LLP
Address of donor: 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Pro bono legal advice in connection with an investigation of the Committee of Privileges on the Recall of MPs Act 2015 with the intention that it would be provided to the Speaker of the Commons, approx. value £7,416

Date received: 18 July 2022

Date accepted: 18 July 2022

Donor status: limited liability partnership

(Registered 04 August 2022)
Name of donor: Tom Hickman QC
Address of donor: Blackstone Chambers, 1 Garden Court, Temple, London EC4Y 9BJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tom Hickman QC was instructed by Bindmans LLP to provide legal advice in connection with an investigation of the Committee of Privileges on the Recall of MPs Act 2015 with the intention that it would be provided to the Speaker of the Commons. Mr Hickman agreed to provide this advice pro bono. Approx. value £9,000

Date received: 18 July 2022

Date accepted: 18 July 2022

Donor status: individual (sole trader)

(Registered 10 August 2022)
Name of donor: Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC
Address of donor: Blackstone Chambers, 1 Garden Court, Temple, London EC4Y 9BJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Sir Jeffrey was instructed by Bindmans LLP to provide legal advice in connection with an investigation of the Committee of Privileges on the Recall of MPs Act 2015 with the intention that it would be provided to the Speaker of the Commons. Sir Jeffrey agreed to provide this advice pro bono. Approx. value £15,600

Date received: 18 July 2022

Date accepted: 18 July 2022

Donor status: individual (sole trader)

(Registered 10 August 2022)
Name of donor: Celia Rooney
Address of donor: Blackstone Chambers, 1 Garden Court, Temple, London EC4Y 9BJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Celia Rooney was instructed by Bindmans LLP to provide legal advice in connection with an investigation of the Committee of Privileges on the Recall of MPs Act 2015 with the intention that it would be provided to the Speaker of the Commons. Ms Rooney agreed to provide this advice pro bono. Approx. value £6,000

Date received: 18 July 2022

Date accepted: 18 July 2022

Donor status: individual (sole trader)

(Registered 10 August 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Channel 4
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the PACT Awards dinner, valued £624

Date received: 24 June 2022

Date accepted: 24 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 01533774

(Registered 04 July 2022)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Tertulias Hispano-Britanicos
Address of donor: Madrid, Spain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and meals with a value of £370

Destination of visit: Bilbao, Spain

Dates of visit: 19 - 21 November 2021

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the UK-Spain Tertulia conference/symposium.

(Registered 09 December 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
From June 2018, Chairman (unpaid) of Rhondda Arts Festival in Treorchy (RAFT). (Registered 17 August 2020)
From 13 October 2022, a Member of the National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR) Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Advisory Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 19 October 2022)

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