House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 2 May 2023

Bryant, Sir Chris (Rhondda)

Bryant, Sir Chris (Rhondda)

1. Employment and earnings

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

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)

15 December 2022, received £16,400 from Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, for an advance on a book. Hours: 3 hrs to date. (Registered 15 December 2022)

28 April 2023, received £10,000 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 28 April 2023)

Payments from Reach Shared Services Limited, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul's Square, Liverpool L3 9SJ:

7 June 2022, received £200 for an article in the Daily Express. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 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 01 July 2022)

31 August 2022, received £500 for an article in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 September 2022)

28 November 2022, received £2,350 for four articles in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2022)

28 April 2023, received £400 for two articles in the Daily Mirror. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 April 2023)

Payments from Mace Media Limited, 8A Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EN:

1 June 2022, received £250 for an article for Mace Magazine. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 June 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 04 August 2022)

21 September 2022, received £1,200 from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for presenting two radio programmes. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 22 September 2022)

24 February 2023, received £1,000 from Global Radio, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for presenting a radio programme. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 24 February 2023)

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 04 August 2022)

Name of donor: Tom Hickman QC
Address of donor: Blackstone Chambers, 1 Garden Court, Temple, London EC4Y 9BJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tom Hickman QC was instructed by Bindmans LLP to provide 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. Mr Hickman agreed to provide this advice pro bono. Approx. value £9,000
Date received: 18 July 2022
Date accepted: 18 July 2022
Donor status: individual (sole trader)
(Registered 10 August 2022)

Name of donor: Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC
Address of donor: Blackstone Chambers, 1 Garden Court, Temple, London EC4Y 9BJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Sir Jeffrey was instructed by Bindmans LLP to provide 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. Sir Jeffrey agreed to provide this advice pro bono. Approx. value £15,600
Date received: 18 July 2022
Date accepted: 18 July 2022
Donor status: individual (sole trader)
(Registered 10 August 2022)

Name of donor: Celia Rooney
Address of donor: Blackstone Chambers, 1 Garden Court, Temple, London EC4Y 9BJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Celia Rooney was instructed by Bindmans LLP to provide 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. Ms Rooney agreed to provide this advice pro bono. Approx. value £6,000
Date received: 18 July 2022
Date accepted: 18 July 2022
Donor status: individual (sole trader)
(Registered 10 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 04 July 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

From June 2018 until 1 July 2022, Chairman and from 1 July 2022, a trustee of Rhondda Arts Festival in Treorchy (RAFT). These are unpaid roles. (Registered 17 August 2020; updated 27 February 2023)

From 13 October 2022, a Member of the National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR) Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative Advisory Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 19 October 2022)

From 31 December 2020, a trustee of the History of Parliament Trust. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 February 2023)

From 21 March 2021, a trustee of the Mabon Trust, which offers small grants to community projects, organisations, individuals and charities in the Rhondda. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 February 2023)

 

Prepared 4th May 2023