Rt Hon Dame Tessa Jowell MP

Rt Hon Dame  Tessa Jowell MP


Dulwich and West Norwood



Address as

Tessa Jowell

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3409
Fax: 020 7219 2702


264 Rosendale Road, London, SE24 9DL

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Dulwich and West Norwood 2010-
Member for Dulwich & West Norwood 1997-10
Member for Dulwich 1992-97
Contested Ilford North General Election 1979
Contested Ilford North By-election 1978

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 2011-11
Shadow Secretary of State (Cabinet Office) and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2010-10
Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) 2010-12
Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (London) 2009-10
Minister (Cabinet Office) (Also Minister for Olympics and Paymaster General) 2009-10
Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Olympics and Paymaster General) 2007-09
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 2001-07
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) 1999-01
Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (New Deal and for Women) 1999-01
Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) 1997-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 1996-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Women) 1995-96
Opposition Whip (Commons) 1994-95
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 1994-95

Select committees

Post House Date
Health Committee Commons 1992-94
Social Security Commons 1992-92

Political interests

Young people, political engagement, community empowerment

Countries of interest

China, India, Brazil

General Election 2010 General Election - Dulwich and West Norwood

Name Party Votes Share Change
Jowell, Tessa Lab 22461 46.59% 2.3%
Mitchell, Jonathan LD 13096 27.16% 4.0%
Adegoke, Kemi Con 10684 22.16% -2.3%
Collins, Shane Green 1266 2.63% -3.7%
Jones, Elizabeth UKIP 707 1.47% 0.7%
Majority 9365 19.42%
Turnout 48214 66.21%
Electorate 72817
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.