Stella Creasy

We expect our MPs to be dysfunctional, and then complain when they are

18 June 2019 14:26

Stella Creasy’s complaint that as an MP she will be unable to take maternity leave is just the latest piece…

Watch: Gender pay gap row – Stella Creasy vs Kate Andrews

3 April 2018 19:15

Oh dear. On Bank Holiday Monday, Stella Creasy took to the airwaves to promote the #PayMeToo campaign launched to close…

Corbynista MP sends his colleagues into a spin over women-only train carriages

23 August 2017 12:36

Well, that lasted long. Since Jeremy Corbyn’s better-than-expected election result, Labour politicians have done their best to heal old wounds and put…

What part of ‘devolution’ does Stella Creasy not understand?

29 June 2017 18:05

Abortion is a matter devolved to Northern Ireland’s representatives. Today, Belfast’s Court of Appeal ruled abortion law in Northern Ireland should…

The Government backs down over Queen’s Speech abortion amendment

29 June 2017 14:57

In the face of a possible rebellion over an amendment to the Queen’s Speech, the Government has backed down. Chancellor…

The abortion amendment is the first proper ambush for this government

29 June 2017 13:02

The first proper government ambush of this Parliament is upon us. The Speaker has announced which amendments to the Queen’s…

Stella Creasy: England team’s problem? Too many privately-educated players

22 November 2016 16:21

The English football team have a problem and everyone knows it. After a string of disappointing results, many fans are…

Stella Creasy hits back over Priti Patel’s suffragette comments: ‘Brexit is the spirit of surrendered wives’

9 March 2016 12:44

On International Women’s Day, Priti Patel managed to divide members of the fairer sex after she claimed that the suffragettes…

PMQs sketch: Kamikaze Creasy

3 February 2016 16:12

The referendum is slowly (very slowly) breaking up Cameron’s cabinet. It’s put him in a weird mood. Yesterday he was…

John McDonnell tweets abuse at himself

7 December 2015 14:03

While the abuse Labour MPs — including Stella Creasy and Ann Coffey — have received since they voted for airstrikes…

Jeremy Corbyn’s New Politics has ushered in an era of appalling online bullying

3 December 2015 17:53

It was meant to be about open debate and discussion, consensus through dialogue. But so far, Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of…

How Stella Creasy helped boost Bernard Jenkin’s Eurosceptic cause

26 October 2015 16:25

Although Stella Creasy has proved to be one of the most vocal pro-European politicians, the Labour MP may have unwittingly…

Stella Creasy’s deputy leadership campaign is hit by online glitch

13 July 2015 9:27

Given that Labour’s next deputy leader will need to take on a pivotal role when it comes to both campaigning…

The ‘anyone but Tom Watson’ campaign has its first success

17 June 2015 13:11

Five candidates have made it onto the ballot paper for deputy leader of the Labour party. Tom Watson and Caroline…

Can MPs really refuse a pay rise anyway?

3 June 2015 11:34

If you’re a Labour leadership contender, or keen for other reasons to look in touch with people – or perhaps…

Starting gun fires on Labour leadership contest as candidates set out their stall

9 May 2015 22:06

Inevitably, the Sunday papers are full of pieces by Labour leadership hopefuls dissecting why their party did so badly and…

Stella Creasy’s stance on gendered toys misses the point

20 December 2013 9:48

I felt a touch of sadness on Tuesday when Marks & Spencer caved in to demands that they de-gender their…

PMQs sketch: The snarling between Cameron and Balls enters fresh territory

11 December 2013 17:16

Christmas is here. And Ed Miliband’s script writers have already got their present. The sack. Really, he seems to have…

George Osborne adopts Labour’s language on markets

25 November 2013 8:55

Stella Creasy sees today’s announcement that the government does want to cap the cost of payday loan credit as a…

‘Stella Greasy’ and the enterprising Minister for Enterprise

7 October 2013 17:37

It’s been a mixed day for two of the pushiest MPs of the 2010 intake. Widely tipped for great things…