BRITAIN’S FORMER LABOUR CABINET MINISTER, Tessa Jane Helen Douglas Jowell, Baroness Jowell, DBE, PC (née Palmer, Dame Tessa Jowell ; born 17 September 1947-13 May 2018) has died.

Dame Tessa, who was 70, was diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme brain tumour in May 2017. She was a fomer social worker and first elected into parliament in 1992. The most senior position she held in Government was the post of Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, a post she held from 2001 to 2007

Dame Tessa Jowell reportedly suffered a haemorrhage on Friday, and fell into a coma until she eventually died on Saturday. , Her message to the people is that , what gives life, meaning is not just how it was lived but how it draws to a close in the end. More news to follow. Sibusiso Ngwenya.
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