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MP Stella Creasy reveals campaign of sexual harassment at Cambridge University

Labour MP Stella Creasy has revealed that she was threatened with gang rape during a two-year campaign of sexual harassment at Cambridge University.The Walthamstow MP said college authorities “admonished” her instead of punishing the abusers when she made the complaint after running for a student council role at Magdalene College in the 1990s.She said a culture of “privilege and entitlement” is behind the string of allegations of misconduct that politicians have been sharing, and warned it is not unique to Parliament.Ms Creasy, now 45, said she remains “terrified” of seeing the men, who have gone on to become doctors, civil...
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Stella Creasy had the best response after being criticised for wearing trousers and a jumper

Stella Creasy has received an outpouring of support after she was criticised for wearing a backpack in parliament.The Labour MP for Walthamstow was defended by people on social media after barrister Molly Giles took a photo of her computer screen while watching proceedings yesterday and took umbrage with her getup. She wrote:"Jumper, trousers, backpack scrolling through phone. Looks like Creasy is waiting at a bus-stop rather than sitting in one of the most privileged seats in the country."Wearing trousers is probably for the best rather than not while being an MP and we are also pleased Creasy has found a...
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MP Stella Creasy told off for bringing her baby into work

Labour MP Stella Creasy just got a warning for bringing her baby into Parliament – and it's prompted an important parenting debate among MPs. The Walthamstow MP received an internal email saying she broke the ‘rules of behaviour and courtesies’ at Westminster Hall by bringing her child to work this week.
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Stella Creasy Defends Decision To Take Her Baby To Parliament

While leading a debate about buy-now-pay-later consumer credit schemes during a conference on Tuesday at subsidiary chamber Westminster Hall, the Labour MP and mother-of-two notably had her infant son strapped to her chest in a sling. The Walthamstow MP later tweeted an email she had received from the private secretary...
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Stella Creasy Should Not Have To Fight To Bring Her Baby To Work

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy has been told she cannot bring her baby into the House of Commons when she speaks in the Chamber. Sharing the news on Twitter, the ban has since sparked furious debate about the parental rights of MPs. Posting a picture of an email from the Private...
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Backlash after Labour MP Stella Creasy told off for bringing her baby to Commons

A Labour MP has triggered a debate after she was told she was not allowed to bring her three-month-year-old son, Pip, to the House of Commons.Posting on Twitter, Stella Creasy shared an email she received reprimanding her for bringing her baby into parliament, informing her that it was against the rules. She expressed surprise about the note, writing: “Mothers in the mother of all parliament are not to be seen or heard it seems”.Apparently Parliament has written a rule which means I can’t take my well behaved, 3-month old, sleeping baby when I speak in chamber. (Still no rule...
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Voices: Stella Creasy is a mother and a public servant – oh, the horror!

Stella Creasy, it seems, has been a naughty girl – or at least, that’s the conclusion you could be forgiven for reaching given her recent “reprimand” for bringing her three-month-old baby into the parliamentary chamber.Apparently, such tiny companions, however young and reliant on their parents, are against official rules designed to champion “behaviour and courtesies”. Though it’s hard to imagine how the quiet presence of a contented baby in a sling could really be some kind of affront to good manners. Perhaps he was blowing bubbles at Jacob Rees-Mogg – and frankly, who could blame him? And we’ll gloss...
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Rules around babies in parliament to be reviewed after Labour’s Stella Creasy reprimanded

Sir Lindsay Hoyle has ordered a review into whether MPs can bring their babies into the chamber, after Labour’s Stella Creasy was told by Commons authorities it was against the rules to bring her three-month-old son to a debate.After the correspondence provoked outrage, the Commons speaker told MPs he was initially unaware of the exchange, but stressed it was “extremely important” that parents of young children could fully participate in parliamentary work.Updating MPs, Sir Lindsay said he had requested that the procedure committee, chaired by former Tory minister Karen Bradley, review the matter and bring forward recommendations for the...
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Stella Creasy banned from taking her baby into the Commons – 7 challenges working parents face

Not many parents can take their kids into work with them, and now the issue has taken centre stage in the Commons. Labour MP Stella Creasy was told to stop bringing her three-month-old baby into the chamber. She tweeted: “Apparently Parliament has written a rule which means I can’t take my well behaved, 3-month old, sleeping baby when I speak in chamber. (Still no rule on wearing masks btw). Mothers in the mother of all parliament are not to be seen or heard it seems…”
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No babies in Commons, MP Stella Creasy told after bringing newborn to the House

Babies are not allowed in the Commons, Labour MP Stella Creasy has been told after bringing her three-month-old son to the House. Ms Creasy tweeted a photograph of an email addressed to her apparently from the Private Secretary to the Chairman of Ways and Means reminding her of the Rules of behaviour and courtesies in the House of Commons, which were updated in early September.
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