Chris Bryant

'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 ...

Biting Back: Tory Rebels Ensure Cameron Defeat On EU Budget

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron was handed a bitter defeat by his own MPs over the EU budget, with Eurosceptic Tories conspiring with Labour to deliver a victory over t...

MPs Renting Homes To Each Other And Claiming Expenses;

PA | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Politics

A total of 27 MPs are letting out property they have in London while claiming Commons expenses to rent homes, it has emerged. An investigation by t...

Ned Simons

David Cameron Urged To Disclose 'Salacious And Embarrassing' Emails

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been urged to come clean about whether he witheld any "embarrassing" emails or text messages between Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson an...

Dina Rickman

British Jobs For British Workers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Politics

Labour's shadow immigration minister has suggested companies should take responsibility for giving jobs to people from the UK. In an updated echo o...

What's The Difference Between Chris Bryant And Sadiq Khan?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics

It's not like Labour MPs to go off message. Which is why we were so surprised when shadow immigration minister Chris Bryant's statement "warmly we...

London Metropolitan Saga - What Next?

Sindhyar Talpur | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sindhyar Talpur

if London Metropolitan University failed to keep records of its students, then it should be held liable. Though one can also perhaps sympathise with the Universities based in a country where carrying and proving of id is considered a civil liberty issue.

Lucy Sherriff

'How Can I Go Home And Say All Our Money Has Been Wasted?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

International students at London Metropolitan University have described their devastation at having to abandon their degrees and return home after the...

Jeremy Hunt Accused Of Lying To Parliament Following Leveson Evidence

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt is facing allegations that he lied twice to Parliament following his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. Mr Hunt, the Culture Secretary, f...

Jeremy Hunt Accused Of Lying To Parliament Following Leveson Evidence

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt is facing allegations that he lied twice to Parliament following his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. Mr Hunt, the Culture Secretary, f...

Bryant: Hunt May Have Committed A 'Criminal Offence'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Politics

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt may have committed a "criminal offence" if his office is found to have given News International about its BSkyB bid, acc...