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 […]
- 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.
- Written Answers — Home Office: Stalking (26 Nov 2014)Stella Creasy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many complaints of stalking were recorded by the police in England and Wales in each of the last three years.
- Written Answers — Attorney General: Stalking (27 Oct 2014)Stella Creasy: To ask the Attorney General, how many people have been charged under the provisions of section 4a of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 since 25 November 2012.
Walthamstow Renters Fight Back: Awards Event Saturday 31st January 2015 (29 Jan 2015)
On Saturday 31st January Walthamstow’s Housing E17 Campaigners will be holding a public meeting to announce the winners of their local awards for the good and bad in Walthamstow’s housing market. This follows a Walthamstow wide poll to identify the estate agents, letting agents and social housing providers who residents consider to be ripping them off and…Continue reading →
It’s time to Put Consent on the Curriculum say Walthamstow’s Young Campaigners (22 Jan 2015)
On Saturday 24th January 2015 young people from across Walthamstow will stage a conference as part of their campaign to ask schools, parents, pupils and campaigners to support a broad curriculum of sex and relationship education. Speaking ahead of the event Stella Creasy MP, who has been working with the campaigners to support their work,…Continue reading →
Sun Heads Call for No More Page 3: A Small but Seismic Victory (21 Jan 2015)
It would never happen, they said. As British as the Union Jack, James Bond and moaning about the weather. This is free speech. You can’t police sexuality. Women love it too. There are bigger feminist fights. Just a white middle class obsession. Turn the page if you’re offended. At every turn the campaign to get…Continue reading →
Put Fans First Urges MP as Government Opposes Action on Ticket Touts (12 Jan 2015)
Stella Creasy MP today called on the Government to put fans first by dropping its opposition to tackling ticket touting. Ahead of a vote in parliament to address this issue, Stella Creasy said: “The Culture Secretary is completely out of touch on this – ticket touts aren’t ‘classic entrepreneurs’ but are ripping off fans by buying up…Continue reading →
Contact Details for Walthamstow Police Teams (8 Jan 2015)
The local police have been in touch with updated contact details for your local police teams who cover the Walthamstow area. These contact details and opening times are correct as of January 2015. Walthamstow Town Centre Police Office – Front office Open Tuesday- Saturday 10am – 6pm191-193 High Street, E17 7BX Police office –…Continue reading →