|-. Lord Dixon, who died 19 February, 2017, aged 87, was for 18 years the Labour MP for Jarrow. |
Donald Dixon was born at Jarrow, 6 March, 1929. He was MP for Jarrow 1979-97, and created a life peer on leaving the Commons.
Obituary from the Telegraph of 22 February 2017: EXTRACT Lord Dixon, who has died aged 87, was a granite-hard Labour right-winger who for 18 years represented his home town of Jarrow in the Commons. Until sidelined by Tony Blair he was deputy chief