Chris Bryant

Labour MP Says George Osborne Should Apologise For Theresa May 'Freezer' Comments

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has said George Osborne should apologise for using “misogynistic language” after saying he wanted Theresa May “chopped up in bags in...

Lack Of Working Class Actors Shows Privilege Is More Important Than Talent, Warns Labour's Gloria De Piero

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Politics

Working-class actors and playwrights will today warn MPs of the difficulties they faced making it in the arts world compared to privileged stars such ...

Ministers Accused Of 'Hiding' Details Of £1m Compensation Deal With Jamal al-Harith

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics

Ministers have been accused of “hiding” and unnecessarily refusing to answer questions about whether or not and when a former British Guantanamo B...

The Daily Mail And Nigel Farage Are Furious Some MPs Have Concerns About Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK

The inevitable fall-out from the parliamentary vote paving the way for Brexit has started, with The Daily Mail accusing MPs who voted against legislat...

Brexit Bill: Full List Of 47 Labour MPs Who Voted Against Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics

MPs tonight voted in favour of triggering Article 50, a significant step towards Brexit. While more votes in the House of Commons will follow, the div...

Tearful Chris Bryant Demands Apology For Deceased Gay And Bisexual MPs

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Politics

Labour MP Chris Bryant fought back tears in the House of Commons as he praised gay and bisexual MPs and others criminalised for their sexuality. The f...

'Lies' Told By The Mail And Sun 'Justifies £9m Pro-EU Leaflet Drop', Prominent MP Says

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK

The Government's decision to use £9million of taxpayers' money to send pro-EU leaflets to UK homes is justified because of the "fibs and lies" pumped...

Vote Leave Accused Of Deception For Hiding Name From EU 'Facts' Leaflet

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Politics

Pro-Brexit group Vote Leave has been accused of deception for sending a ‘facts’ leaflet to millions without making clear it comes from the Eurosce...

Top Labour MP Reminds Cameron His Cabinet Is A 'Bunch Of Migrants'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Politics

Chris Bryant ruthlessly mocked David Cameron for calling those camped in Calais "a bunch of migrants" by reminding him of the heritage of his own cabi...

Parliament To 'Decamp To Whitehall' During 6-Year Renovation

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Politics

Parliament will not be relocated out of London during a multi-billion pound refurbishment – but could move to the Foreign Office, Department of Heal...

The BBC Is Our Cultural NHS - The Government Must Tread Warily If They Seek to Cut It Down to Size

Chris Bryant | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Bryant

The whole point of the BBC is that politicians should only meddle with it on very rare occasions. Yes, it is accountable to the public through parliament, and yes the charter renewal process gives ministers a moment of great power over the Corporation. But we should remain worried about Whittingdale's self-confessed free market conservativeness.

BBC Shakeup Just Put Radios 1 And 2 Firmly In The Firing Line

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

Two of the BBC's most popular radio stations have already been singled out, it was revealed on Thursday, as Culture Secretary John Whittingdale fired ...

'What Olympic Legacy?' Labour Hits Out At Government After Sports Participation Drops

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Politics

Britain’s Olympic spirit has been “wasted” by the Government after figures revealed participation in sport has dropped since 2012, according to ...

We'll End Long-Term Unpaid Internships

Chris Bryant | Posted 19.06.2015 | 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 29.04.2015 | 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 | 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...