Dame Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell (née Mills) (1947-), Politician; Minister for the Olympics, 2012
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Minister for the Olympics and London since June 2007. Jowell was born in London and educated at the Aberdeen and Edinburgh Universities. First elected Labour MP for Dulwich in 1992 (since 1997 Dulwich and West Norwood). Jowell served as Minister for Women (1998-2001), Minister for Employment (1999-2001), Minister for Public Heath (1997-9) and Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (2001-7).
Politics, Government and Diplomacy