Chris worked as a Church of England minister, a BBC journalist and for an education charity before being elected as MP for Rhondda in 2001.
How More United supports Chris
Following the phone hacking scandal, Chris called for and led the debates that resulted in the launch of the Leveson Inquiry. He is also committed to democratic reform and has served on the Committee for Reform of the House of Lords.
Following the 2017 election, Chris came top in a ballot allowing him to propose a change in the law through a Private Members' Bill and he immediately put More United's values into practice. He invited his constituents, as well as More United's supporters and the wider public, to take part in an online poll that would decide what that new law should be.
Thousands of people voted for the Assaults on Emergency Staff Bill, which makes gives greater protection to all the 999 staff who work so hard to keep us safe. This "Protect the Protectors" bill received cross-party support and is now enshrined in law.