Stella Creasy is a British Labour Party and Co-operative Party politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Walthamstow in London since 2010.
From 2011 until 2015, she was a member of Ed Miliband’s and Harriet Harman’s frontbench teams. Creasy ran for the Labour Party deputy leadership election after the party’s defeat in the 2015 general election, finishing second behind Tom Watson. She was a prominent critic of previous Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and backed Owen Smith in his failed bid to succeed him as leader in 2016.
Stella Creasy partner, meet Dan Fox
Creasy’s partner is Dan Fox, a former director of Labour Friends of Israel. In June 2019, she announced she was pregnant. She gave birth to a daughter in November 2019 and, after campaigning for better maternity rights for MPs, became the first MP to appoint a ‘locum MP’, Kizzy Gardiner, to manage constituency work.
In February 2021, announcing her second pregnancy, she challenged government proposals to limit new plans for parliamentary maternity leave to government ministers.