Tessa Jowell

Dulwich and West Norwood Labour

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How Tessa Jowell voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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Tessa Jowell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Child Care (London) — [Jim Dobbin in the Chair] 19 Mar 2014

    You will have had my apologies for arriving late at this debate, Mr Dobbin—I was detained at a Delegated Legislation Committee. It is a great pleasure to be here to support the initiative of my hon. Friend the Member for Lewisham East (Heidi Alexander). She and other Opposition Members present have given much of their political lives to identifying, recognising and campaigning for...
  • Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Immigrants 17 Mar 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what work his Department has commissioned on the use by migrants of UK welfare systems.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Feb 2014

    Will the Prime Minister accept the overwhelming humanitarian case for guaranteeing long-term support to victims and survivors of terrorism? If so, will he agree to meet with me, Colin Parry and survivors of the 7/7 London bombings who have benefited from the services of the Survivors for Peace programme, which is now facing imminent closure? In doing so, will he remember his pledge that...

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Labour MP for Dulwich and West Norwood

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Topics of interest

  • Cabinet Office
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Departmental Public Bodies
  • Departmental Redundancy
  • Olympic Games 2012
  • Schools: Sports
  • Food Banks

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (20 Jan 2011 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Cabinet Office) and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (London), Regional Affairs (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (London), Cabinet Office (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Cabinet Office (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Minister of State (the Olympics and Paymaster General), Cabinet Office (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (the Olympics and London (Paymaster General)), Cabinet Office (29 Jan 2008 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Minister of State, Cabinet Office (28 Jun 2007 to 29 Jan 2008)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport (8 Jun 2001 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (the New Deal), Department for Education and Employment (11 Oct 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Public Health), Department of Health (5 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 47.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 21 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 181 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tessa Jowell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 637 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from BSkyB,  Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD for press previews:
Payment of £400 received for two press previews on 30 October 2012 and two on 12 December 2012. Hours: 2 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 15 April 2013)
Payment of £400 received for two press previews on 8 January 2013 and two on 15 January 2013. Hours: 2 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 15 April 2013)
Payment of £300 received for press previews on 7 and 26 February 2013. Hours: 2 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel for each preview; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 15 April 2013)
Payment of £300 received for press previews on 6 and 20 March 2013. Hours: 2 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel for each preview; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 15 April 2013)
Payment of £450 received for press previews on 28 April and 8 and 14 May 2013. Hours: 2 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel for each preview; 12 hrs in total. (Registered 4 June 2013)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 16 and 25 June 2013. Hours: 2 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 8 hrs in total. (Registered 21 August 2013)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 6 and 31 August 2013. Hours: 3 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 10 hrs in total. (Registered 30 October 2013)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 11 and 19 September 2013. Hours: 3 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 10 hrs in total. (Registered 30 October 2013)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 6 and 20 October 2013. Hours: 3 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 10 hrs in total. (Registered 27 November 2013)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 10 and 24 November 2013. Hours: 3 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 10 hrs in total. (Registered 21 January 2014)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 8 and 29 December 2013. Hours: 3 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 10 hrs in total. (Registered 21 January 2014)
Payment of £300 received for two press previews on 12 and 19 January 2014. Hours: 3 hrs plus 2 hrs’ travel on each occasion; 10 hrs in total. (Registered 17 February 2014)
Payments from BBC Contributor Payments, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL:
Received £500 on 23 May 2013 for appearance on 16 May 2013. Hours: 4.5 hrs including travel. (Registered 23 May 2013)
Received £75 for appearance on Radio 4 on 24 March 2013. Hours: 2.5 hrs, including preparation and travel. (Registered 6 June 2013)
As Senior Fellow of the Institute for Government, 2 Carlton Gardens, London SW1Y 5AA, I receive an honorarium of £5,000 a year in two instalments. (Up to £5,000)
4 July 2013, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. Hours: 15-20 hrs. (Registered 10 July 2013)
December 2013, received £2,500. The payment is unrelated to hours worked. (Registered 14 January 2014)
Engaged as an executive mentor by Mentore Consulting LLP, 29 St James Place, London SW1A 1NR. Expected annual commitment of between 10 and 20 hours, at a rate of £1,000 per hour. (Registered 20 March 2013)
Received £4,000 in June 2013 for coaching and mentoring. Hours: 6 hrs including travel. (Registered 1 July 2013)
June 2013, received £5,000 for keynote speech to International Travel and Tourism Conference, Abu Dhabi from 3 to 6 June 2013. Travel costs and accommodation also provided. Address of payer: ITT, PO Box 217, Ware, Herts SG12 8WY.Hours: 5 days including preparation, travel and attendance. (Registered 1 July 2013; updated 22 July 2013)
Received from the Harvard School of Public Health,651 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA,  fee of £3,197 (£2,237 after US tax) for my role as expert adviser on Ministerial Leadership in Health programme for Ministers of Finance which took place in Cambridge, MA from 20 to 26 April 2013. Harvard also paid for my return air fare and accommodation. Hours: 7 days plus 2 days’ preparation. (Registered 22 July 2013)
Received from the Corporate Research Forum, One Heddon Street, London W1B 4BD, £4,000 as advance payment (one third of the agreed sum) for chairing and moderating the Forum's annual conference to be held in Berlin on 1 and 2 October 2014. Hours: fee on account so only time to date spent on being briefed about the event; about 1 hr. (Registered 21 September 2013)
Received on 3 October 2013, £285 for article for Guardian News and Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 7 October 2013)
Received from Speakers Corner Ltd, Unit 31 Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey St, London N7 8EL, on behalf of the Jersey Community Relations Trust, PO Box 50, St Helier, JE 4 8PA, £4,829.50p for two speeches on 16 and 17 October 2013. Hours: 18 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 16 December 2013)
Received from Jeremy Lee Associates (JLA), 80 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW, £2,880 for delivering a speech on 23 January 2014 for ABPCO, Barn Down, 2 Pool Row, Main Street, Willersey WR12 7PJ. Hours: 6 hrs including preparation and travel. (Registered 3 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Sightsavers
Address of donor: Grosvenor Hall, Bolnore Rd, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 4BX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights with a value of £2,141.55; accommodation and food with a value of £451.56 and vehicle hire and fuel with a value of £307.42; total £2,900.53
Destination of visit: Malawi
Date of visit: 20-26 July 2013
Purpose of visit: To see early intervention/development strategies
(Registered 10 December 2013)
Address of donor:  33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):  travel costs, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £1,050
Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel
Date of visit: 6-9 January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding delegation organised by Council for Arab-British Understanding
(Registered 13 January 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Name of donor: Politicshome
Address of donor: 5 The Sanctuary, London SW1P 3JS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Since August 2010 I have received free use of Politicshome ‘pro’ service. In 2014 I received one subscription, value £228+VAT.
Date of receipt: renewed January 2014
Date of acceptance: January 2014
Donor status: company, registration 07053138
(First registered 21 March 2013; updated 17 February 2014)

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