Chris Bryant

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Member for Rhondda
Select Committees
Foreign Affairs Committee (since March 2020)
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since May 2020)
Committee on Standards (since May 2020)
Committee of Privileges (since May 2020)
Committee of Privileges (since May 2020)
Liaison Committee (Commons) (since May 2020)

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Most recent EDMs signed by Chris Bryant

Date Tabled Title Signatures
17 Sep 2020
Chris Bryant signed this EDM on Thursday 17th September 2020

Ban on goods produced by state-sponsored forced labour

Tabled by: Siobhain McDonagh (Labour - Mitcham and Morden)
That this House welcomes the United States Department of Home Security issuing five Withhold Release Orders which will ban the import of products from the People’s Republic of China produced with state-sponsored forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region where the Chinese Communist Party government is engaged in systematic …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
14 Jul 2020
Chris Bryant signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Restoration of online democracy and equal rights for MPs

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Labour (Co-op) - Swansea West)
That this House believes that the decision to discontinue the ability of elected MPs to participate remotely in parliamentary debates, bill committees and by electronic voting is unlawful and discriminatory because it means that up to 250 elected MPs, who are clinically shielded to protect themselves or their families from …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Chris Bryant

Date Forum Title
11 Oct 2018 Commons Chamber Foreign Fighters and the Death Penalty
8 Feb 2018 Commons Chamber Same-Sex Marriage in Bermuda

Chris Bryant has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Chris Bryant

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018
Presented by Chris Bryant (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Ballot Bill
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 13 September, 2018 14 Sep 2018, 1:33 p.m.

To make provision about offences when perpetrated against emergency workers, and persons assisting such workers; to make certain offences aggravated when perpetrated against such workers in the exercise of their duty; to require persons suspected of certain assaults against such workers which may pose a health risk to provide intimate samples and to make it an offence, without reasonable excuse, to refuse to provide such samples; and for connected purposes.