Tribute to former Labor Cabinet Minister Dame Tessa Jowell is coming from across the political spectrum. who died at the age of 70 years.
Dame Tessa, who played an important role in securing the 201
2 London Olympics, was diagnosed with brain cancer in May last year and died on Saturday.
Ex-PM Tony Blair she was a "dedicated official" who was "always faithful and loyal and decent and wise".
He praised the campaign she took for more NHS cancer treatments.
She earned a one-minute ovation at the House of Lords in January
Honors for Lady Tessa, Mr. Blair said: "She knew she was dying and yet she was pr" Anyone who wants to know everything that politics can achieve can only look at their lives and how they lived it and how she ended it as a testimony. "(19659004) Everything that's best in politics."
He said her influence on politics was enormous and "everything she touched had somehow become gold, be it the same pay for women, Sure Start – an immense program for children in our country – or of course bring the Olympics to the UK. "