House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 1 November 2021

Bryant, Chris (Rhondda)

Bryant, Chris (Rhondda)

1. Employment and earnings

Payments received via United Agents, 12-26 Lexington Street, London W1F 0LE:

18 November 2020, received £8,200 as an advance on publication from Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP. Hours: impossible to calculate. (Registered 19 November 2020)

4 December 2020, received £2,666 from W F Howes Ltd, Unit 5, St George’s House, Rearsby Business Park, Gaddesby Lane, Rearsby, LE7 4YH, for audiobook rights to my book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 04 December 2020)

19 February 2021, 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 recent book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 19 February 2021)

6 May 2021, received £11,070 as advance for a new book from Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP. Hours: more than 100 hrs over the last 18 months. (Registered 06 May 2021)

Payments for articles from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:

£200 expected for an article written on 3 December 2020. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 December 2020)

9 March 2021, received £250. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 March 2021)

£150 expected from Testbed Audio Ltd, 34 St Johns Park, London SE3 7JH, for a recording session for a podcast on 8 December 2020. Hours: 90 mins. (Registered 11 December 2020)

Payment of £600 expected from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for presenting for LBC on 3 January 2021. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2021)

10 March 2021, received £2,000 for speaking at an LGBTQ+ webinar on my book, from Goldman Sachs International, Plumtree Court, 25 Shoe Lane, London EC4A 4AU. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 March 2021)

2 March 2021, received £250 from Reach Shared Services Limited, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul's Square, Liverpool, for article in Daily Express. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 March 2021)

26 February 2021, received £275 from Stream Publishing Limited, The Cowshed, Ladycross Farm, Hollow Lane, Surrey RH7 6PB, for article for Attitude. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2021)

5 July 2021, received £175 from the Boswell Trust, Auchendrane, By Ayr, KA7 4TW, for speaking at a Festival event on 13 June 2021. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 26 July 2021)

30 July 2021, received £275 for a survey from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW. Hours: 1 hr 15 mins. (Registered 30 July 2021)

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 06 September 2021)

15 October 2021, received £400 for two book reviews. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2021)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: British Council
Address of donor: 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport, accommodation and food, to a value of £685.33
Destination of visit: Poland
Dates of visit: 28-30 August 2019
Purpose of visit: Delegation with other MPs including addressing a Future Leaders conference.
This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 24 June 2021. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers. (Registered 03 June 2021; updated 24 June 2021)

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)

8. Miscellaneous

From June 2018, Chairman (unpaid) of Rhondda Arts Festival in Treorchy (RAFT). (Registered 17 August 2020)

Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £221,924.75 (consisting of £85,401.25 counsel fees, £134,820.50 solicitor fees, and £1,703.11 in disbursements). (Registered 27 October 2020; updated 02 February 2021, 30 April 2021 and 28 July 2021)

 

Prepared 5th November 2021