Creasy strife with members over cancelled speakers and more

The SKWAWKBOX

battleOne of a number of newspaper headlines about strife in Walthamstow

Labour MP Stella Creasy was in the headlines recently regarding her amendment to the Queen’s Speech calling for equal abortion rights for women in Northern Ireland. The government, knowing it was likely to lose a vote on the amendment, caved in and offered to pay for Northern Irish women needing abortions to have them in England free of charge, where before they had to pay around £1,500. The SKWAWKBOX congratulated Ms Creasy on forcing the government to back down.

stella creasy.jpgStella Creasy MP

This blog was subsequently contacted by Labour members in Ms Creasy’s Walthamstow constituency, who wanted to draw attention to what they describe as a campaign by their MP and her allies to maintain an iron grip on the CLP (constituency Labour party), even to the point of blocking speakers that have been formally invited to speak to…

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