Walthamstow (House of Commons)
Ms Stella Creasy MP (Labour)
Surgery: Walthamstow Labour Party
23 Orford Road
Surgery Tel: 020 8521 1223
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 9,478 Born - 1977. Unmarried.
Education - Sixth Form College, Colchester. Cambridge University. London School of Economics (PhD in Psychology), won the 2005 Richard Titmuss Prize.
Previous Occupation - Former Deputy Director at Involve (a not-for-profit organisation). Head of Public Affairs and Campaigns at The Scout Association.
Personal Overview - Inherited this safe Labour seat from Neil Gerrard at the 2010 General Election. She is a party insider having worked as a researcher and speech writer with Douglas Alexander MP, Charles Clarke MP and Ross Cranston MP. She is also likely to have a good knowledge of her local area having Local Government experience in Walthamstow and is a former Council Mayor as well as having been active within the Walthamstow Constituency Labour Party. Is likely to be a good prospect for future advancement within the party. She is also likely to be an enthusiastic and engaging member unafraid of expressing her views with a family background in community and political activism (both her parents have been active within the Labour Movement). Politically, she has indicated a skepticism on ID cards and her interests include climate change.
Political History - Former Councillor, Waltham Forest Council, former Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Party Chief Whip. MP Walthamstow (2010-). Member of the Public Accounts Committee (2010-11). Shadow Minister for the Home Office (2011-).
Characteristics - Has been a member of member of the Fabian Society, Unite, SERA and the Labour Women's Network. Was also endorsed as a parliamentary candidate by the Co-operative Party.
Business Tel: 020 7219 6980
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Interests: Environment,Climate Change,Poverty,Health,Local Government
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (Member)
- Constitution, Parliament and Citizenship Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Fashion and Textile Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Greyhound Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Hockey (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Scout Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Kashmir (Member)
North East (Greater London Authority)
Ms Jeanette Arnold OBE AM (Labour)
GLA Member Since - 2000 Majority - 66,188 Born - (Monserrat).
Education - N/a.
Previous Occupation - Former Nurse and Health Visitor. Industrial Relations Officer. Former Regional Director of the Royal College of Nursing. Associate with Beacon Associates (training & organisational development consultancy).
Personal Overview - Replaced David Lammy as a GLA member following his election as MP for Tottenham and decision to resign from the GLA. Has a health service background, as well as Local Government experience, both as a Councillor and working with the Local Government Association. Successfully retained the North East London seat for Labour in 2004 and 2008 in place of Meg Hillier. Has been both a Deputy Chair and Chair of the Assembly.
Political History - Former member of Islington BC, former Planning Committee Chairman and Deputy Mayor. Has been involved in European Inter-Governmental delegations. GLA member (July 2000-), for North East London (2004-). Member of the Budget Committee (2000-), Economic Development Committee (2000-), Planning Committee (2000-), Administration Committee (2000-), Member of the Metropolitan Police Authority (2000-). Chairman of the Smoking in Public Places Investigative Committee, member of the Children's Strategy Steering Group, member of the Mayor's Cultural Strategy Group (2000-), Budget Committee, Former Member of the Economic & Social Development Committee. Chairman of the Culture, Sport & Tourism Committee (2002-04). Member of the Elections Review Committee (2005-07), Member of the Health & Public Services Committee (2005-08). Member of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee (2007-08). Deputy Chairman of the Business Management and Appointments (Administration) Committee (2007-09), Chairman (2009-10), Deputy Chair (2010-). Member of the Transport Committee (2009-10). Assembly Chairman (2008-11). Member of the Police and Crime Committee (2011-). Chair of the London Assembly (2011-).
Other Information - Board Member of the Liason Committee of Age Concern London. Chair of the London Health Commission. Deputy Chair of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. Trustee of Islington Enterprise Agency. Board member of London Central Education Business Alliance. Co-founder of the London Black Women Council. Governor of the Coram Family Childcare Charity. London Delegate to the Committee of the Regions, European Union. Trustee of the Sadlers Wells Theatre Foundation. Member of the Arts Council, England. Is a devout Christian.
Business Tel: 020 7983 4379
Interests: Culture, Civic Engagement,Equal Opportunities,Education & Training,Youth Issues
- Business Management and Administration Committee (Chairman)
- Transport Committee (Member)
London (European Parliament)
Ms Marina Yannakoudakis MEP (Conservative)
MEP Since - 2009 Born - 16/04/1956. Married, 3 children.
Education - Brunel University, BSC in Government, Politics and Modern History. Open University, MA in Education.
Previous Occupation - Financial Director of a family business (pan-European).
Personal Overview - Elected to the European Parliament from third place on the London Conservative Party list. Has been involved running a small business for over 23 years with experience negotiating in in Europe on behalf of her UK clients. She has campaigned to reduce regulation on business, reducing EU waste and fraud and on the sensible managing of migration. She also has experience raising funds for charity, as a former Chair of the Mayor of Barnet's Charity Appeal 2005/06 raising money for the mental health charity MIND.
Political History - Councillor, London Borough of Barnet. Has been Deputy Chairman of Chipping Barnet Conservative Association. MEP London Region (2009-). Membe rof the Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee (2009-). Substitute member of the Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo (2009-). Member of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee (2009-). Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (2009-).
Other Information - School Governor. She was a Chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students at Brunel University and Chairperson for Communications on it's Student Union Executive. In her spare time she plays the saxophone and produces her own sculptures which she donates to charity.
Intergroups - N/a.
Interests: Business & Finance,Small Business,Local Government
- Environment, Public Health & Food Safety (Member)
- Women's Rights & Gender Equality (Member)
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