Don Dixon, Baron Dixon
Dixon worked in the Tyne shipyards and was a workers' representative before being elected.
He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Jarrow from 1979 until his retirement in 1997, serving as a party whip, and considered on the Old Right of the Party. He was subsequently elevated to the House of Lords as a life peer with the title Baron Dixon of Jarrow in the county of Tyne and Wear. He retired from the House of Lords on 9 February 2016.
- "'He was voted the most awkward MP in Parliament' - tributes to former Jarrow MP Lord Dixon". Chronicle Live. 20 February 2017.
- "Tributes paid to long-standing former Jarrow MP Don Dixon". Shields Gazette. 20 February 2017.
- "no. 54791". The London Gazette. 12 June 1997. p. 6845.
- "Times Guide to the House of Commons", Times Newspapers Limited, 1992 edition.
- Dod's Parliamentary Companion.
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