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  Tessa Jowell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tessa Jowell is also the cabinet minister responsible for ensuring families of victims of the terrorist attacks in London are supported.
Tessa Jowell attended the University of Aberdeen, the University of Edinburgh and Goldsmiths College, London.
Jowell has also had to deal with complaints that the National Lottery has been directed to fund programmes that should be covered by mainstream taxation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tessa_Jowell   (490 words)

 Downing Street Says...: Tessa Jowell
Put that Tessa Jowell believed that she had not breached the Ministerial Code, and was that to say that there was still a debate about whether she had or not, the PMOS said that that was what Tessa Jowell's statement had dealt with.
Asked again if Tessa Jowell had kept in touch every step of the way, and therefore, had the Permanent Secretary agreed that she had not breached the Ministerial Code, the PMOS said he was not going to speak on behalf of the Permanent Secretary as that was not his role.
Put that the PMOS had told journalists that Tessa Jowell had made that judgment, and that she had discussed that judgement with her Permanent Secretary, and unless the Permanent Secretary and Tessa Jowell had reached different conclusions, then therefore, she had the Permanent Secretary's backing, the PMOS replied that he was simply stating the facts.
www.downingstreetsays.org /archives/002413.html   (1123 words)

 Morning press briefing from 27 February 2006
Jowell had "fallen foul" of it, the PMOS said that as people knew, Tessa Jowell had said at the weekend that she believed that she had not done anything that conflicted with her interests as a Secretary of State, and that she had kept within the Ministerial Code.
Clearly, Tessa Jowell, as she had been throughout, would continue to discuss the matter with her Permanent Secretary to ensure that she kept within the Ministerial Code and that her understanding of it was correct.
The facts were that Tessa Jowell had said that she did not believe that she had broken the Ministerial Code, or that there had been a conflict of interest, and she had continued to keep her Permanent Secretary informed of such matters.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page9106.asp   (1456 words)

 Media Medium: Tessa Jowell
Tessa Jowell's move to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport confirms her as a bright spark in New Labour's galaxy.
As a clean-living, busy-bee Virgo (September 17 1947), Tessa has all the practical skills and desire to serve which are associated with this sign, as well as its keen interest in health issues.
The stars show a testing time for Tessa Jowell next year, especially in the spring when the Sun square to Saturn makes it difficult for her to shine.
www.companyguide.co.uk /gm150601.htm   (574 words)

 tessa jowell
She was born in London and was educated at St Margaret's School in Aberdeen and the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Goldsmith's, London.
Tessa's previous Ministerial appointments were Minister of State for Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities at the Department for Education and Employment (1999-2001) and Minister of State for Public Health at the Department of Health (1997-1999).
Prior to the General Election of 1997, Tessa was the Spokesperson on Health (1994-1995 and 1996-1997); Opposition Spokesperson for Women (1995-1996); and Opposition Whip (1994-1995).
www.culture.gov.uk /about_dcms/ministers/Tessa_Jowell.htm   (190 words)

 Crystal Palace Campaign - Tessa Jowell - public Meeting
Tessa Jowell has asked me to chair this meeting and I am privileged to be able to do so.
Tessa knows me, knows me very well and I do believe it was my meeting with Tessa that brought her round here today.
Our primary concern, as Tessa recognises, is the traffic and the parking and we fear very much that we are going to have a parking zone inflicted upon us which we already know from the enormous petition that we received last year will not be welcomed by our constituents.
www.crystal.dircon.co.uk /two_seniors.htm   (9084 words)

 Tessa Jowell warns of BBC concerns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LONDON -- Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell said Friday the BBC may face consequences for controversial news reports relating to the Iraq war and the death of Defense Ministry scientist David Kelly, but she emphasized that the issue will remain "separate" from the government's comprehensive review of the pubcaster's Royal Charter.
Jowell told the newspaper that she would closely monitor the outcome of the inquiry set up by the government to investigate events surrounding Kelly's suicide, indicating that she would not allow the controversy between the government and the pubcaster to overshadow the wider, once-a-decade overhaul of the BBC's activities.
Jowell refused to be drawn on the matter but said the BBC must retain the trust of the public.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/icopyright_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1942612   (392 words)

Tessa Jowell reaffirmed her commitment to a more cautious approach to reform when responding to the Joint Committee's report on the aspects of the Gambling Bill relating to regional casinos.
Tessa Jowell thanked the Committee for their hard work and said that they had made good legislation even better and had built a consensus for urgent reform —helping to mould a Bill that was bold on new protections while cautious on extra choice.
Tessa Jowell said: "This caution means I think it's right to limit the new high prize slot machines to regional casinos.
casinocompendium.com /DCMS.html   (435 words)

 The BBC must change its ways says Jowell (Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary of Great Britain)
Miss Jowell made clear that the current assessment of the BBC being conducted for the government by Lord Burns would be one of the most significant in the corporation's history, involving a radical overhaul of the way the organisation is governed.
Miss Jowell said her "major objective" in the charter review was to make the BBC more accountable to the public.
Miss Jowell described the licence fee as the "default option" for funding the BBC and said there had to be a "better alternative" for it to be replaced.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1269689/posts   (783 words)

 Archive | Bulletin | 29 January 2003
Tessa Jowell's office are attempting to stop the Coalition from holding a rally in Hyde Park at the end of the march on the 15th of February.
They are saying that if it is wet on the day "it is not just about the cost of the repair to the grass, but also the health and safety of the people who are there, especially as the rally is likely to finish after dark."
The Coalition though feels that this is a direct attack on the right to demonstrate and a denial of freedom of speech.
www.stopwar.org.uk /bulletin.asp?id=290103   (193 words)

 Tessa Jowell
Tessa Jowell was born in London and was educated at St Margaret's School in Aberdeen and the universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Goldsmith's, London.
Tessa's previous Ministerial appointments were Minister of State for Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities at the Department for Education and Employment and Minister of State for Public Health at the Department of Health.
Before the 1997 General Election, Tessa was the Spokesperson on Health, Opposition Spokesperson for Women and Opposition Whip.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page1395.asp   (191 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Tessa Jowell warns Labour: stop talking bollocks - it scares voters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In an unusual warning to her colleagues, Ms Jowell says she has been keeping what she calls a "little book of bollocks" listing jargon spewed out by fellow ministers over the years.
Ms Jowell yesterday revealed some of the offending phrases, including: reprofiling expenditure; sustainable eating in schools; regional cultural data feedback roll-out; and strategic objectives for evaluation.
Ms Jowell suggested that she detected sexist undertones when David Blunkett described her as "weak" in one of the unguarded comments the former Home Secretary made to his biographer.
news.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=1462212004   (967 words)

 Tessa Blackstone - The Red Baroness swoops in
Blackstone will cover all departmental questions in the Lords, while Jowell will be primus inter pares in relation to her ministerial team.
Jowell would like to be in charge of a Department of Free Time.
She has, at least, been allowed to work with what she knows and, when she refers to "the other Tessa", it is without a twitch of envy.
www.scena.org /columns/lebrecht/010627-NL-blackstone.html   (1287 words)

 SocietyGuardian.co.uk | Regeneration | Interview: Tessa Jowell sets the record straight on gambling
In an interview with the Guardian, during which she repeatedly expressed anger and astonishment at the "scale of misrepresentation" which her bill had attracted in the media, Ms Jowell also assured MPs that there will be no "Las Vegas-style" casinos which simply duplicated the American model.
Ms Jowell is not yet willing to be specific about any concessions she might make as Conservative, Liberal Democrat and some Labour MPs prepare to vote against the bill's Commons second reading on Monday.
But Ms Jowell insists her bill was four years in preparation and the policy behind it greeted with near universal acclaim - until the past 10 days of newspaper attacks, led by the Daily Mail's "kill the bill" campaign.
society.guardian.co.uk /regeneration/story/0,7940,1339614,00.html   (965 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Politics - Tessa Jowell's husband 'may now be linked to payment of £580,000'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
THE husband of Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary, may have received an alleged bribe of £580,000 and not £350,000, according to reports last night.
Details emerged as the embattled Cabinet minister appeared to distance herself from the finances of her husband, David Mills, who is accused by Italian prosecutors of taking the bribe from Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister.
Ms Jowell was plunged into the row when it emerged that she signed a document for their £700,000 home.
news.scotsman.com /politics.cfm?id=305372006   (708 words)

 LankaWeb News
British Cabinet Minister, The Right Honourable Tessa Jowell MP, Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, will visit Sri Lanka on 8 and 9 December as part of a five-day visit which also included India and Thailand.
In her role as the Minister responsible for the long-term aftercare of UK victims of the tsunami, Ms Jowell will report back to the Prime Minister on progress when she returns to the UK.
Ms Jowell will be the first British Minister to visit Sri Lanka since President Rajapakse was elected.
www.lankaweb.com /news/items05/071205-4.html   (574 words)

 Adam Boulton Weblog: Tessa Jowell: How Hot Is The Roman Water?
Tessa Jowell is one of Tony Blair's closest allies.
And when Tessa Jowell started saying at last year's Party Conference that Gordon Brown would be the next leader you knew Gordon and Tony were on friendlier terms.
Tessa did say recently when Tony was under Tory and 'friendly' fire over Iraq, that she would: "stand in front of a bus in order to save him".
adamboulton.typepad.com /my_weblog/2006/02/tessa_jowell_ho.html   (2265 words)

 Digital Spy - Television - Tessa Jowell reveals Communications Bill draft
Tessa Jowell MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, has unveiled the first draft of the controversial Communications Bill, which contains almost 260 clauses.
Jowell commented that the current "plurality" of the media must be protected "at all costs", although said that media ownership rules will also be entirely reviewed.
Saying that the "media are different from other industries", Jowell said it was imperative that the public have the options to access a "range of voices" in line with maintaining "plurality and diversity".
www.digitalspy.co.uk /article/ds7310.html   (566 words)

 | OfcomWatch |: Tessa Jowell confirms digital switchover
Tessa Jowell confirmed digital switchover and outlined the timetable for switching by region.
Jowell also reiterated the Government's pledge that digital switchover will be platform neutral.
Jowell also outlined a programme to help vulnerable consumers.
www.ofcomwatch.co.uk /2005/09/tessa-jowell-confirms-digital   (432 words)

 New Statesman - NS interview - Tessa Jowell
To her right-wing critics, Jowell remains the embodiment of the officious state.
In their caricature, Nanny Tessa evolved from prim governess to wanton croupier, ushering in a Britain resembling a Monte Carlo for lager louts.
Unbeknown to her media critics, Jowell was in New York, at the bedside of her brother James, who was dying of cancer.
www.newstatesman.com /200504040023   (1711 words)

 Tessa Jowell learns about art and music projects in Berlin
That is how pupils recognise their strengths and develop self-confidence." Tessa Jowell, British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, visited schools, attended concerts and met various representatives of the education sector during her two-day trip to Berlin.
The major theme of the visit was the contribution that arts and culture can make in schools, especially for less advantaged children, an idea at the heart of Ms Jowell's Creative Partnerships initiative.
The previous day Tessa Jowell had already seen for herself what schoolchildren can achieve.
www.britischebotschaft.de /en/news/events/tessa_jowell_visit2004.htm   (365 words)

 Tessa Jowell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tessa Jowell, Minister for Women at the time of this headline
A central aim of the feminist agenda has been to destroy marriage, as it has been 'oppresive' to women for centuries.
Tessa Jowell, as Minister for Women, promotes women's rights and privileges.
www.ukmm.org.uk /issues/shame/jowell.htm   (187 words)

 Tessa Jowell Publishes BBC Online Review
Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has given the BBC just under four months to redefine the remit for its online services, following the publication today of the findings of a major independent review.
Tessa Jowell said she found Philip Graf's review into BBC Online "authoritative and constructive".
While Tessa Jowell has not attached any new conditions to BBC Online at this stage, she has given the BBC's Board of Governors until the end of October 2004 to make a full response to the review.
www.culture.gov.uk /global/press_notices/archive_2004/dcms085_2004.htm   (1101 words)

 Alove :: Meeting Tessa Jowell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The group went to represent hundreds of young people that have taken part in a social action campaign to challenge the Bill, that was launched by ALOVE at ‘…Story?’ on 20th March 2004.
It is this generation that will have to deal with the fallout of new pieces of legislation like the Gambling Bill and they have a right to have a say in their future," said Jonathan Lomax, Public Affairs Officer for The Salvation Army.
The direct delivery to Ms Jowell at the Department for Culture, Media and sport in London is likely to be the first of many.
web.salvationarmy.org.uk /alove/news_tessa.asp   (645 words)

 M2 Presswire: Tessa Jowell and Charles Clarke unveil gbp70 million package to boost creativity in schools.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
M2 Presswire: Tessa Jowell and Charles Clarke unveil gbp70 million package to boost creativity in schools.
Tessa Jowell and Charles Clarke unveil gbp70 million package to boost creativity in schools.
In a joint announcement from Education Secretary Charles Clarke and Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell, the education and cultural sectors were urged to work together to help enrich school life for pupils...
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_go1633/is_200306/ai_n7549480   (195 words)

 Telegraph | News
In an interview with The Telegraph, Ms Jowell suggested that elitism and anti-American sentiment were the true motives of some campaigners against the Gambling Bill.
Ms Jowell's comments will be seen as a thinly veiled attack on a campaign spearheaded by the Daily Mail and supported by some Labour MPs and former ministers against her attempt to liberalise Britain's gaming laws.
Ms Jowell suggested, however, that many of the critics of her reforms were acting out of more than a moral opposition to gambling.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/10/24/ngamb24.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/10/24/ixportaltop.html   (663 words)

 Pulling for the Parisians | Samizdata.net
The UK's Culture Secretary, Tessa Jowell, thinks that the great British public is about to prove those people wrong, as "whingers" put London's Olympic bid in peril.
Then Ms Jowell would be obliged to find non-taxpayers money for her project, which might cause her to reflect a little before proceeding further.
Given, I hope, that Tessa Jawohl will by then be a rather dusty footnote in the history of Gauleiter Blair and his All Singing All Dancing Troupe of Authoritarians then I would actually rather like to see the Olympics in London.
www.samizdata.net /blog/archives/006124.html   (2807 words)

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