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  Jowell, Tessa
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AffiliationLabour  
  2015-01-01  
 
NameTessa Jowell
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Born September 17, 1947
DiedMay 12, 2018 (70 years)
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InfoPersonal details
Married 1st, 1970, Roger Jowell (marriage dissolved 1977), married 2nd, March 17, 1979, David
1 son, 1 daughter, 3 stepchildren.

Education
St Margaret's School, Aberdeen
Aberdeen (MA), Edinburgh UniversityGoldsmith's College, London University.

Non-political career
Child care officer, London Borough of Lambeth 1969-71
Psychiatric social worker, Maudsley Hospital 1972-74
Assistant director, MIND 1974-86
Director: Community care special action project, Birmingham 1987-90
Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Community Care Programme 1990-92
Senior visiting research fellow: Policy Studies Institute 1987-90
King's Fund Institute 1990-92.

Electoral history
Contested Ilford North 1978 by-election and 1979 general election. Member for Dulwich 1992-97, and for Dulwich and West Norwood since May 1, 1997.

Political career
Minister of State: Department of Health (Minister for Public Health) 1997-99
Department for Education and Employment (Minister for Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities) 1999-. Spokesman: Frontbench Opposition Spokesperson on: Women 1995-96
Health 1994-95, 1996-97.

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  09/22/2015 UK House of Lords - Baroness Jowell Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/04/2015 London Mayor - LAB Selection Lost 41.08% (-17.84%)
  06/13/2015 London Mayor - LAB Shortlist Won 45.00% (+0.00%)
  10/07/2010 Labour Party Shadow Cabinet Election Won 3.42% (-1.80%)
  05/06/2010 UK Parliament - Dulwich & West Norwood Won 46.59% (+19.42%)
  06/27/2007 UK Paymaster General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/05/2005 UK Parliament - Dulwich & West Norwood Won 45.39% (+20.97%)
  06/08/2001 UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media, and Sport Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/07/2001 UK Parliament - Dulwich & West Norwood Won 54.91% (+32.19%)
  05/01/1997 UK Parliament - Dulwich & West Norwood Won 60.96% (+36.76%)
  04/09/1992 UK Parliament - Dulwich Won 47.30% (+5.49%)
  05/03/1979 UK Parliament - Ilford North Lost 37.33% (-14.00%)
  03/02/1978 UK Parliament - Ilford North - By-election Lost 38.05% (-12.26%)
ENDORSEMENTS
UK Alternative Vote Referendum - May 05, 2011 YES Yes
UK Labour Party - Leadership - Sep 22, 2010 LAB David Miliband
Labour Party Deputy Leader - First Round - Jun 24, 2007 LAB Hazel Blears