Baroness Jowell

Former Labour Peer


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Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 December 2015

Previously MP for Dulwich and West Norwood until 30 March 2015 — General election

Left the House of Lords on 12 May 2018 — Died

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Dulwich and West Norwood; Dulwich

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Topics of interest

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

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)
  • Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) (12 May 2010 to 11 Sep 2012)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (London) ( 9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister (Cabinet Office) (Also Minister for Olympics and Paymaster General) ( 6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Olympics and Paymaster General) (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport ( 8 Jun 2001 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (New Deal and for Women) (11 Oct 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (11 Oct 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) ( 2 May 1997 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (25 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Women) (20 Jul 1995 to 18 Jul 1996)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (21 Jul 1994 to 20 Jul 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (21 Jul 1994 to 20 Jul 1995)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (26 Oct 1992 to 12 Dec 1994)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 26 Oct 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • NHS: Cancer Treatments - Question for Short Debate 25 Jan 2018

    I thank the Minister very much indeed for a really inspiring and excellent summary of our discussion. Obviously, I would like to thank everybody else who has considered, and taken part in, the discussion today. I feel that we have made real progress forward. It happens very rarely in this sort of way and I am absolutely delighted and grateful to everybody for their contributions and for the...
  • NHS: Cancer Treatments - Question for Short Debate 25 Jan 2018

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to evaluate innovative cancer treatments and make them available through the National Health Service, and to raise life expectancy for cancer patients.
  • NHS: Cancer Treatments - Question for Short Debate 25 Jan 2018

    I begin by extending my deepest gratitude to everybody who is giving their time to attend the debate this afternoon, and to contribute to something that will begin to reshape the way we think about the treatment of cancer for people all over the world. In doing so, I thank the noble Lords, friends and colleagues who have shown me such support since I learned that I had a brain tumour. Today,...

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