Veronica Creighton -2002

• Veronica Creighton died of cancer in April 2002, aged 53. She was one of the Party’s most successful and respected communications advisers.

• She became a Labour Party press officer in 1975 and became an expert on by-elections.

• After the 1983 election she joined the GLC, and after it was abolished she began a new career as a highly sought after consultant. She continued to give her time to the Party and many charities, particularly in housing.