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Opposition Whip 1994-95;
Opposition Spokesperson for:
Health 1994-95, 1996-97;
Minister of State:
Department of Health (Minister for Public Health) 1997-99,
Department for Education and Employment (Minister for Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities) 1999-2001;
Minister for Women 1999-2001;
Department for Culture, Media and Sport:
Secretary of State 2001-07:
the Olympics 2005-07,
the Olympics and London; Paymaster General (also attending Cabinet, reporting to Prime Minister, based in Cabinet Office) 2007-08,
the Olympics; Paymaster General 2008-10;
Minister for the Cabinet Office 2009-10;
Minister for London 2009-10;
Shadow Minister for:
the Cabinet Office 2010, 2011,
London and the Olympics 2010-12.
Contested Ilford North 1978 by-election and 1979 general election. MP (Labour) for Dulwich 1992-97, for Dulwich and West Norwood 1997-2010, for Dulwich and West Norwood (revised boundary) 2010-15.
Early childhood development, governance, public health, sport.
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