Chris Bryant

Chris Bryant is the Labour MP for Rhondda, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

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 7 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 1 July 2022)
    • 31 August 2022, received £500 for an article in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 5 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 6 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 2 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 7 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 9 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)