Sunday, 17 May 2015

In the Mirror - Stella Creasy confirms she's running for deputy leader

In today's Mirror: "Stella Creasy confirms she's running for Labour deputy leader: 'Party must return to fighting poverty, inequality and injustice'

Ms Creasy, Labour Co-operative MP for Walthamstow, east London, and shadow minister for consumer affairs, is seen as one of the party’s rising stars"

On her website Stella says: "To win again we need to set out the difference Labour makes to our communities and our country. I am standing for Deputy Leader and want to listen to your views on how we change the Labour Party, to help us change the country again. Now I need your help – to start that conversation across our Labour movement and in our local communities.

Stephen Bush in The New Statesman writes: "Creasy, who was elected MP for Walthamstow in 2010, is one of the highest profile members of the parliamentary Labour Party, and has carved out a niche as one of Britain's most successful campaigners, on issues ranging from payday loans to women's representation on banknotes.

"Writing for the Mirror, Creasy has pledged to "restore fire and faith" in the Labour movement. Creasy is adored by the membership and will be heavyweight opposition to both Caroline Flint and Tom Watson . . ."  article continues here

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