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[Rt Hon Jack Straw MP]
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[Bill Rammell MP]
Bill Rammell MP
Responsibility for: Latin America; North East Asia; China & Hong Kong; Environment Policy; United Nations; Human Rights Policy; Aviation, Maritime & Energy Issues; Science & Technology; FCO Estates, Security Strategy; IT Strategy; FCO Resource Accounting; Internal Audit; Financial Compliance; Purchasing; Quality & Efficiency; FCO Services; UKVisas.
Bill Rammell was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on 28 October 2002.
Before entering Parliament, Bill Rammell was a senior manager at the University of London Union, Head of Youth Services for Basildon Council and worked for NUS and British Rail.
He was elected MP for Harlow in 1997 and has been Parliamentary Private Secretary to Tessa Jowell MP since June 2001. He was a member of a Select Committee on European Scrutiny until 2001, is a deputy leader of a Parliamentary Campaign Team and vice-chair of the PLP Foreign Affairs Committee.
Bill Rammell is Honorary President of South East Economic Development Strategy and Chair of the Labour Movement for Europe.
He is a former member of Harlow District Council (1985 - 1997) and Chair of the Labour Group.
Bill Rammell is married with two children.