Stella Creasy

Anger issues

Emma Bean  |  5 September 2017

Women in politics and the public eye are facing intolerable abuse – and it can only serve to put others off, reports Emma Bean The price to pay for being in the public sphere seems to be a barrage of attacks from all sides. Intimidation and tweets threatening attacks on you and your family now seem …

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New kids on the block

The Insider  |  21 July 2017

Another dispatch from the Westminster village The snap election resulted in some results that have caused your insider to seriously doubt their fact-checking skills. Stella Creasy holds 80 per cent of the vote, a percentage not reached in the 132 years that there has been a Walthamstow seat. Thangam Debbonaire’s vote in Bristol West more …

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The Last Word: Correcting a historic injustice

Richard Angell  |  30 June 2017

A big win for Stella Creasy, fighting for single market membership, cracks in Labour’s newfound unity, and a thank you – Progress director Richard Angell has this week’s Last Word I am proud to know Stella Creasy on most days, but yesterday she showed politics and our movement at its best. She spoke with power …

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Stand with Stella

Steve Doran  |  4 December 2015

Some mornings a quick glance at Twitter is enough to make you lose faith in the world. Take the morning of the Syria vote. Stella Creasy had just kicked a puppy into a tree … sorry, she had tweeted that she had not yet made up her mind on how to vote, and the Twittersphere …

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‘Don’t mourn, organise’

Adam Harrison and Richard Angell  |  17 August 2015

Labour has to start with the fundamental question of purpose, argues Stella Creasy Interviewing Stella Creasy on the street while she is on the move in her Walthamstow constituency feels somehow apt for a member of parliament who entered the House of Commons in 2010 and has since then hurtled into an array of national debates. The fight against …

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Conversations or contacts?

Mike Kane MP  |  2 June 2015

In the run-up to the general election we knocked on the doors of millions of voters – but were we kidding ourselves to think we were having ‘conversations’ rather than just canvassing? ‘Four million conversations’ was the boast made by Ed Miliband in Manchester a week before polling day. And, of course, that was a …

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Let it go

Liz Kendall MP and Steve Reed MP  |  30 January 2015

Politicians can no longer pretend we can fix everything from the centre Those of us on the left are advocates of the power of common endeavour to improve lives. Whether it is the NHS, social security or social housing, the history of social progress shows that it is through a common resource that individual needs …

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Speech to Progress Rally 2014

Stella Creasy MP  |  22 September 2014

Why do we do this to ourselves? I’ve been coming to conference to eat wilting sandwiches and drink warm wine for 19 years now. But the reason I’m here and the reason I am part of Labour has never changed. I do this job, I’m part of this movement, because I believe somewhere in my community is a …

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Search for a star

The Insider  |  20 September 2014

Ah, conference season. Your insider is a hoary veteran and has come to realise that each conference, like a fine wine, has its own special bouquet. There is the post-election conference, either celebration or inquest. There are the midterm lulls, where the only entertainment is provided by the ambitious trying to impress both the leader …

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Labour’s optimists are starting to find their voice

Rich Durber  |  19 August 2014

The summer recess is usually a quiet time for politics. This year however, with a general election looming it was always going to be a little different and this has certainly proved to be the case. Two moments this week have shown that some of Labour’s brightest stars are using the summer to begin to …

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