Stella Creasy, a UK lawmaker, was reprimanded after bringing her baby to work

Stella Creasy, a Labour Party MP, claimed that she was told by a member of Parliament’s lower chamber that it was against the rules for a child to attend a Westminster Hall debate after she attended the event with her son.

Creasy shared with her an email that was sent by the private secretary of the chairman. It refers to rules published in September“You shouldn’t take your seat in the Chamber if you are accompanied by your child,” he said, adding that the same applies to Westminster Hall, which is the oldest building on Parliamentary estate and used for important ceremonies and state occasions.
Lindsay Hoyle, Commons SpeakerFollowing the incident, the Commons Procedure Committee has been asked to review the rules regarding bringing babies into Parliament.
“Mothers in mother of all parliaments cannot be seen or heard it seems …” Creasy wrote TwitterFollowing the incident.

“My son is 13 weeks. I cannot leave him alone. I also don’t have any maternity coverage. Creasy stated that “I can’t win here” on Wednesday to BBC Victoria Derbyshire.

“I must go in, I need to speak, but I can’t leave a baby this small, which is what I’m feeding right now.

“I have been informed very clearly that the Parliament has apparently taken the time to write a law. It’s a parliamentary faux pas.

“But, at the moment we don’t seem to have made a rule regarding wearing masks. It seems to reflect the way Parliament was set up in an earlier era, she said.

CNN was contacted by a spokesperson from the House of Commons, who stated that it is crucial that all democratically elected MPs can perform their duties within and around Parliament.

The spokesperson stated that members can consult the Speaker, Deputy speakers, Clerks, and Doorkeepers at any time about their needs while in the Chamber or at Westminster Hall.

They added that they were in contact with Stella Creasy regarding this matter.

Creasy stated to the BBC that she would not bring her toddler child into work, as she would “find everything broken or spreadable in parliamentary chamber within five minute and cause havoc,” but her infant son was “completely still.”

Creasy, who claimed she brought her first child to House in September, stated that she didn’t know what had changed. But I do understand that there are hurdles to get moms involved in politics, and that that harms our political debates.

Creasy was unable to hire a locum for her maternity leave following the birth of her second baby, and she lost the battle with the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

ResponseCreasy replied to Julia HartleyBrewer’s Monday suggestion that she should “go enjoy her maternity time with her baby,” and wrote: “Without maternity cover, I don’t get maternity pay as no other person to do my work.”
New Zealand speaker feeds lawmaker's baby during debate in Parliament
Senator Tammy Duckworth is from the United States. made historyIn 2018, she was the first senator to vote on the Senate’s floor with her newborn beside her, just days after the Senate amended longstanding rules to allow infants to the Senate floor during votes.

The unanimous vote approved the rule change to allow senators to bring their newborn children to the Senate floor to breastfeed them while voting.

In 2019, New Zealand Labour MP Tāmati Coffey He brought his 6-week-old son with him to the debate chamber, where the child was later taken by the house speaker.
And the Prime Minister Jacinda ArdernHe was New Zealand’s first premier who took maternity leave, and the second-most elected leader in the world to have a baby in office. made historyShe brought her 3-month-old daughter to the United Nations assembly hall in 2018
However, legislators have been criticised for caring for their children at the workplace, including Spanish MP Carolina Bescansa. She was elected in 2016 provoked criticismBy taking her baby to parliament, and then breastfeeding him during the first session.