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)
  • Payments from Mace Media Limited, 8A Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EN:
    • 3 September 2021, received £250 for an article for Mace Magazine. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 6 September 2021)
    • 15 October 2021, received £400 for two book reviews. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2021)
    • 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)

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)

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)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
    Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £7,357.67
    Destination of visit: Qatar
    Dates of visit: 12-17 October 2021
    Purpose of visit: British-Qatari APPG visit to meet ministers and officials to discuss Qatar's humanitarian and political response to the Afghanistan crisis, preparations for the World Cup, workers' rights reform and bilateral relations.
    (Registered 25 October 2021)

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)