Dame Tessa Jowell (b.1947)

Politician

Did you know?
Jowell worked for ten years on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and played a crucial role in securing London’s bid.

Camden Connection: Jowell lives in Highgate and is a former Camden Councillor.

Biography: Born in London, Jowell has held a variety of ministerial positions during her political career including Minister for Women (1998–2001) and Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (2001–7). She is currently running as the Labour candidate for the 2016 London Mayoral elections.

By Brian Griffin, 2 February 2010
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