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Stella Creasy

Labour and Co-operative MP for Walthamstow
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Stella was elected for Walthamstow in 2010, having previously been a Waltham Forest councillor and Mayor of the Borough, and currently serves as a Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Stella gained her PhD in psychology and worked for the Scouting Association and Involve, the public involvement think tank. Previously she worked in Westminster for Douglas Alexander, Charles Clarke and Ross Cranston.

Stella has been leading a high profile campaign to control legal loan sharks.

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  • Co-operative MPs celebrate Co-operatives Fortnight (6 Jul 2013)
    Today, International Co-operatives Day, marks the close of Co-operatives Fortnight 2013, celebrated around the country by co-operative enterprises. Our Members of Parliament made their own contribution by organising a Parliamentary debate, highlighting the great work of co-ops here and abroad. The debate was organized by Chris Evans, Labour & Co-operative MP for Islwyn. Throughout the […]
  • Step forward in the House of Lords for loansharks campaign (29 Nov 2012)
    Last night the government recognised the need to cap the interest rates charged on payday loans, responding to a debate in the House of Lords on a proposed amendment to the Financial Services Bill.
  • Stella Creasy MP dinner in Liverpool, 11th October (6 Oct 2012)
    Stella Creasy MP dinner – an invitation from Liverpool & Sefton Co-operative Party Great news! Stella Creasy has agreed to be the guest of honour at our first Liverpool & Sefton Co-operative Party fundraising dinner. Stella will be speaking about her fantastic work campaigning to End Legal Loan Sharks and what it means to be […]
  • Bringing the End Legal Loansharking campaign to Labour Party Conference (1 Oct 2012)
    The Co-operative Party’s Development & Campaigns Officer Rebecca Mattingly previews tonight’s Labour Party Conference event. Today at Labour Party Conference, the Co-operative Party will join with Movement for Change for an End Legal Loansharking campaign training session. Speakers including Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP and Stella Creasy MP will build on growing activism around the […]
  • The Co-operative Party at Labour Party Conference (25 Sep 2012)
    The Co-operative Party has announced its events at Labour Party Conference which takes place in Manchester next week. We are hosting a varied set of fringe meetings, training events and socials, with partners including CSM, Movement for Change, Compass, the Fabians and Labour Students. We look forward to seeing delegates in Manchester – the Co-operative […]
  • Government to Review GP Care in Walthamstow – Full Speech (11 Feb 2015)
    Parliament debated the provision of GP services on Thursday the 5th of February. Stella spoke in the debate, raising many concerns that have been shared with her by Walthamstow residents and following pressure on the issue, Ministers committed to a review of GP care across Walthamstow. The full transcript of Stella’s speech and the Minister’s…Continue reading →
  • Government to Review GP Care in Walthamstow (5 Feb 2015)
    Following pressure in the Chamber of the House of Commons, Ministers committed to a review of GP care across Walthamstow. Responding to the announcement Stella Creasy MP said: “For almost three years now I’ve been raising concerns with various NHS representatives about the access to GPs in Walthamstow and the difficulties residents report as well…Continue reading →
  • Wonga off the Hook for Fake Legal Letters (5 Feb 2015)
    Responding to the news that the City of London Police will not be pursuing a prosecution against Wonga for issuing fake lawyer’s letters Stella Creasy MP said: “I’m very surprised to hear from the City of London police that they don’t have ‘sufficient evidence’ to prosecute Wonga for fraud following revelations that they were sending letters to customers pretending to be…Continue reading →
  • Our Bodies Our Future – Photos from the Event (2 Feb 2015)
  • The E17 Housing Award Winners Revealed (2 Feb 2015)
    After many months asking Walthamstow residents for their nominations and then voting for the final shortlist in our Housing Awards, on Saturday 31st January we came together to reward the good and those who residents have told us – the not so good – in the Walthamstow Housing Sector. The Awards were presented alongside powerful testimonies…Continue reading →