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 […]
- Backbench Business: GP Services (5 Feb 2015)Stella Creasy: Will the Minister give way?
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Victims of Crime (3 Feb 2015)Stella Creasy: What steps he is taking to support victims of crime.
- Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day]: NHS (Government Spending) (28 Jan 2015)Stella Creasy: Let us take this debate back to the people we care about most-the patients, such as the mum who got in touch with me today who had rung her local GP 28 times to try to get through to get an appointment for her daughter, and whose friend had been told, “Don’t risk it-go to A and E because we simply cannot see our doctors.” Does my hon. Friend agree that the...
- Written Answers — HM Treasury: Sanitary Protection: VAT (28 Jan 2015)Stella Creasy: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of VAT collected from the sale of sanitary products in the last five years.
- Consumer Rights Bill (Programme) (No. 3): Consumer Rights Bill (Carry-Over Extension) (12 Jan 2015)Stella Creasy: I simply rise to agree that this is an important Bill, and we are looking forward to progress being made and the Government finally agreeing with us in the Lords on ticket touting. We look forward to its return to this House for us to approve it.
- Consumer Rights Bill (Programme) (No. 3): Clause 3 — Contracts covered by this Chapter (12 Jan 2015)Stella Creasy: In the short time available let me say that I think we are looking at a form of alternative dispute resolution this evening, so let me first flag up the positive in terms of the customer service feedback we would like to give to the Government on these Lords amendments: we will be supporting all the Lords amendments. In particular, there are three that are worthy of consideration, following...
- Consumer Rights Bill (Programme) (No. 3): Secondary Ticketing Platforms (12 Jan 2015)Stella Creasy: It is interesting that the Minister raises the EU directive, which talks about the importance of providing the characteristics of an item that is being sold. If the characteristics of a ticket are not to say where the event is, what time it is, and which seat it is, what does she think would be included under the directive?
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Copycat Websites (8 Jan 2015)Stella Creasy: May I associate the members of the Opposition Business, Innovation and Skills Front-Bench team with the Secretary of State’s remarks? We wish you a happy new year, Mr Speaker, and express our sympathies to the families of those killed in Paris. The Minister seems not to get the point. Many of those services are meant to be free, but the sites imply that people have to pay for them. The...
- Written Answers — Department of Health: Muscular Dystrophy: Drugs (15 Dec 2014)Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the NHS will make a decision on the funding for Translarna; if he will make funding available to ensure that the people who may benefit from Translarna have long-term access to that drug; what steps he is taking to ensure that emerging treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy are fully funded by the NHS; and if he will make a statement.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Child Maintenance (8 Dec 2014)Stella Creasy: What steps he is taking to ensure that child maintenance is paid to parents with care in separated families.
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 →