Chris Bryant

Chris Bryant MP writes a column for The Independent

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Just William’s latest adventure could go horribly wrong

Hague is determined, sharp of mind and of elbow, keen to cut a deal, eager to please

We have an emergency on the front line of medicine, and it will only get worse

It’s tough in A&E, and not enough doctors will take it on

A man believed to be one of the attackers captured on camera

A Political Life: This real horror makes our taste for violent TV drama seem all the more grisly

Plus, health inequality between rich and poor remains a major killer

If gay couples can have civil partnerships, so must straight couples

Plus: Ordeal by 'Question Time' (sorry, my words on how it would feel to leave the EU were ill-chosen) and how I met a cabbie with top Tehran gossip

There's no question about it: the UK must remain in the European Union, whatever Boris says

Plus: Strangers among the Conservatives; make hay while the party is in disarray and a delicious detail missing from the National Theatre's 'This House'

Britain is a chumocracy, no matter what the Old Etonians might argue

Jesse Norman's appointment, and his explanation for it, leave much to be desired

Jordanian terror suspect Abu Qatada arrives at his home in northwest London, after he was released from prison

Home Secretary Theresa May should tell us something we don’t know about Qatada

Bold as brass, our Home Secretary told parliament she believed the UK Government should abide by the rule of law. Well, fancy that!

Our London-centric, lopsided economy is damaging the recovery and trapping people in poverty

Everyone knows in these areas that work is the best route out of poverty, but making that a reality without addressing regional issues is a recipe for social disease

Margaret Thatcher arriving at 10 Downing Street in London after winning the general election in 1979

A Political Life: In many ways, Margaret Thatcher made me the person I am today

Aside from my own conversion to socialism, it was Section 28 that turned me against Thatcher permanently. Plus, recalling parliament sets an unnecessary precedent

David Miliband embraces Ed after his leadership win

We’d moved on from New Labour long before David Miliband said he was going

David was a great boss for the 10 very enjoyable minutes that I was a minister at the Foreign Office

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