The Rt Hon. the Baroness Jowell
- Life peer
The Rt Hon. the Baroness Jowell was born Tessa Jowell on 17 September 1947 , and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 27 October 2015. She previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Dulwich and West Norwood and Dulwich.
In the past, Baroness Jowell has held the position of Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (London) (2009 to 2010), Minister (Cabinet Office) (Also Minister for Olympics and Paymaster General) (2009 to 2010), Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Olympics and Paymaster General) (2007 to 2009), Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (2001 to 2007), Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (1999 to 2001), Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (New Deal and for Women) (1999 to 2001), Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) (1997 to 1999) in government.
She was Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (2011 to 2011), Shadow Secretary of State (Cabinet Office) and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (2010 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) (2010 to 2012), Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1996 to 1997), Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (1995 to 1996), Opposition Whip (Commons) (1994 to 1995), Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1994 to 1995) in opposition.
Baroness Jowell has the following focus areas :
Politics - Young people, political engagement, community empowerment
Countries - China, India, Brazil