Chris Bryant

We'll End Long-Term Unpaid Internships

Chris Bryant | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Bryant

When the first ladder in a career in the creative industries requires a financial leg-up, it is little wonder that it was almost impossible to spot a black face at the BAFTA and Olivier Awards ceremonies this year.

The Tories' Pledge On Porn Will Be Difficult To Actually Do

PA | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK

The Tories have pledged to shut down hardcore pornography websites that don't put in place age-restriction controls, despite experts warning this woul...

How I Survived Art Education and Made It Into the Art World

Antony Micallef | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Antony Micallef

I was lucky enough to enter the art world at a stage when urban art was just about to take off. I started out showing in small group exhibitions around 2005 with artists like Banksy and a few others. The scene then exploded.

Conservative Party Strongly Denies Labour 'Paedophile Smear' Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Politics

The Conservative Party has strongly denied accusations that it was prepared to "smear" Labour MPs with allegations that they were paedophiles. On W...

'I'm Not Privileged' Says Straight, White, Privately Educated Man

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Comedy

A heterosexual white man who went to public school has hit back at claims that he is privileged. ''Every step of the way, my background has been ag...

The Brilliant Musical Reply We Wish Chris Bryant Made To James Blunt

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Comedy

What you can't say with words, say with song. That's the approach BBC Newsnight imagined Labour MP Chris Bryant would take in this brilliant video ...

Why James Blunt Is Calling Chris Bryant MP A 'Classist Gimp'...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

James Blunt has been honing his skills of the sharp-tongued retort in the training room of Twitter for the last five years, and now he's taken it onto...

Minister Apologises For Retweeting Homophobia

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics

A Tory minister and close ally of George Osborne has had to apologise for retweeting a limerick that the Labour Party was "queer". Skills minister ...

Asa Bennett

Here Are 7 People Who Didn't Hate Miliband's Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has just given his final party conference speech before the general election, pledging to hit tax avoiders, tobacco firms and and "mansion...

'The FA Don't Care' - Astle's Widow Hits Out Over Sport's Concussion Row

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Sport

Jeff Astle's widow claims the Football Association "don't care" about examining footballers' head injuries. Astle, who is best remembered for scori...

'Thousands Wrongly Hit By Bedroom Tax Changes'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

The Government has been accused of understating the number of council tenants who have been wrongly hit by the so-called 'bedroom tax' changes to hous...

'My Late Wife Was Terminally Ill At The Time'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Two Labour politicians have apologised to Vince Cable for attacking the business secretary for not voting for the introduction of the national minimum...

Only by Instilling Fairness in the Workplace Will We Reduce Our Dependence on Low-skilled Migrant Labour

Chris Bryant | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Bryant

Britain has always been a nation of fairness... We will clamp down on exploitation in the workplace and support local workers by enforcing the national minimum wage properly and making overcrowding in housing illegal. We will also ensure that companies have to invest in training local people...

On Immigration, Labour Will Fight Exploitation And Unfairness

Chris Bryant | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Bryant

Migrants have helped build our economy and staffed our public services. However, there is no doubt that there's been a growing reliance on overseas workers in recent years. That's not a sign of a healthy economy, but a dysfunctional one.

WATCH: Chris Bryant Makes Awful Joke

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Politics

Chris Bryant was already reeling from a car-crash interview on the Today programme when he stepped up to make his big speech on immigration. So...

Chris Bryant's Immigration Speech In Full

Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

Chris Bryant gives awkward Today interview, retreats from Tesco attack I am very grateful to both the LGA and the IPPR for hosting today’s event....

'I Don't Know How Kent Got Into It'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Politics

Read the speech Chris Bryant eventually gave HERE Labour's shadow immigration spokesman has rowed back after accusing Tesco and Next of favouring m...

'Unscrupulous' Tesco And Next Excluding British Workers, Says Bryant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

Next and Tesco are deliberately hiring cheaper, Eastern European workers in preference to British staff, Labour shadow minister Chris Bryant will clai...

'Gay Marriage Has Made It Impossible For Tories To Win The Next Election'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Politics

Tory activists have attacked David Cameron's support for gay marriage, claiming it has made it impossible for the party to win the next general electi...

Philip Hammond Says Voters 'Angry' At Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Politics

The sincerity of Conservative opponents of same-sex marriage who argue civil partnerships provide equal rights for gay couples has been questioned giv...

The Queen's Speech Shows That, After Only Three Years, This Failing Government Is Out of Ideas

Chris Bryant | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Bryant

All the pre-briefing about the Queen's Speech suggested that its centrepiece, its pièce de résistance, would be a new immigration bill. Trumpets sounded. The drum roll played. But by the time the Queen had returned to Buckingham Palace and sent the Crown back to the Tower of London, the government confessed that all they had come up with was a set of three measures that they are considering putting into a Bill that will not even be ready for presenting to parliament until the autumn.

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 27 April 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Biting The Chelsea Defender Of News

MP Claims News Corp Paid US Soldier For Picture Of Saddam In Y-Fronts

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp paid a US soldier a "substantial sum" to obtain pictures of Saddam Hussein in his Y-fronts, while a laptop containing evide...

Ned Simons

Should Bishops Be Banned From The House Of Lords?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Politics

MPs and campaigners have called for bishops to be thrown out of the House of Lords after the Church of England voted to retain the ban on women being ...

David Cameron Hiding 'Incriminating' Texts From Public, Claims Chris Bryant

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been accused of hiding "incriminating" evidence from the Leveson Inquiry that shows he was "in cahoots" with Rupert Murdoch. The ...