|Member of the London Assembly
for North East
10 June 2004
|Preceded by||Meg Hillier|
|Member of the London Assembly|
4 July 2000 – 10 June 2004
|Preceded by||David Lammy|
Born in Montserrat, Arnold trained as a nurse. She then worked as an Industrial Relations Officer and as Regional Director of Services and Special Adviser (Equalities) to the General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing. She then worked as an associate for organisational development consultancy, Beacon Associates.
Arnold was elected to Islington Council in 1994, eventually serving a term as Deputy Mayor. Following the resignation of David Lammy, Arnold became a London-wide member of the Assembly in May 2000. She was elected as a constituency member for North East London in the 2004 Assembly election. She became Labour's lead member for children and young people and lead spokesperson for older people. She chaired the Cultural Strategy Group for London, sat on the Assembly's Economic and Social Development Committee and served as a member of the MPA.
A member of the UK delegation on the European Union Committee of the Regions, Arnold is currently: a council member of the Royal Court Theatre; a governor of the Museum of London; a governor of Sadler's Wells Theatre Foundation, a patron of Victoria Climbie Foundation, and a former Chair of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust.
- "Jennette Arnold - Bio". london.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2008-05-05. Retrieved 2008-08-25.
- "Jennette Arnold appointed to the Museum of London". 10 Downing Street. 2008-03-19. Retrieved 2008-08-25.
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