Chris Bryant

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Chris Bryant
MP
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Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
In office
13 September 2015 – 26 June 2016
Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded by Angela Eagle
Succeeded by Paul Flynn
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
In office
11 May 2015 – 13 September 2015
Leader Harriet Harman (Acting)
Preceded by Harriet Harman
Succeeded by Michael Dugher
Shadow Minister of State for the Arts
In office
3 December 2014 – 11 May 2015
Leader Ed Miliband
Preceded by Helen Goodman
Succeeded by TBD
Shadow Minister of State for Welfare Reform
In office
8 October 2013 – 3 December 2014
Leader Ed Miliband
Preceded by Ian Austin
Succeeded by Helen Goodman
Shadow Minister of State for Immigration
In office
7 October 2011 – 8 October 2013
Leader Ed Miliband
Preceded by Gerry Sutcliffe
Succeeded by David Hanson
Shadow Minister of State for Political Reform
In office
12 May 2010 – 7 October 2011
Leader Ed Miliband
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Wayne David
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Europe and Asia
In office
13 October 2009 – 11 May 2010
Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Preceded by The Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead (Minister of State for Europe)
Succeeded by David Lidington (Minister of State for Europe)
Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
9 June 2009 – 11 May 2010
Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Preceded by Gillian Merron
Succeeded by Alistair Burt
Deputy Leader of the House of Commons
In office
5 October 2008 – 9 June 2009
Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Preceded by Helen Goodman
Succeeded by Barbara Keeley
Member of Parliament
for Rhondda
Assumed office
7 June 2001
Preceded by Allan Rogers
Majority 7,445 (23.6%)
Personal details
Born Christopher John Bryant
11 January 1962 (1962-01-11) (age 55)
Cardiff, Wales
Political party Labour (1986–present)
Spouse(s) Jared Cranney
Alma mater Mansfield College, Oxford
Ripon College Cuddesdon
Religion Anglicanism
Website Official website
Commons website

Christopher John "Chris" Bryant (born 11 January 1962) is a British Labour Party politician.

He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Rhondda since the 2001 general election and most recently the Shadow Leader of the House of Commons until resigning on June 26th, 2016. He was previously the Shadow Minister for the Arts, Minister of State for Europe, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

Bryant is openly gay.[1]

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