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Councillor Michael Dixon

Councillor Michael Dixon
03 May 2018
03 May 2007
Conservative
St. Michael's
1 Lynford Gardens
Sunderland
SR2 9AY
0191 551 7090

This is my second spell as a Sunderland City Councillor, having really enjoyed working on behalf of the people of St Chad's Ward from 2007-11.

However my base for local politics in Sunderland has always been St Michael's, where I have lived for over 50 years and I was very pleased to get elected in May 2014 to serve the ward I know so well.

Locally I  attend the meetings of various Resident's Groups within St Michaels Ward, including  Ashmore, Ashbrooke and Thornholme, while I am also Chair of St Michael's Residents' Association.  In addition the Friends of Backhouse Park and Barley Mow Park meet regularly and I attend their meetings too. 

Professionally I was a Chartered Surveyor based in the north-east, so housing is my main interest. During my career I met thousands of people from all walks of life which was valuable experience for my current work as a Councillor.  Away from politics football has always been my main interest, seeing my first Sunderland game in 1959 and travelling throughout Scotland and Europe to watch professional football.  I am part of two history/heritage groups in Hendon and have been a member of the Royalty Theatre, Sunderland, for many years.  Since retiring I have been a volunteer for Age UK, Sunderland, in their "dial-a-driver" service.  

The next ward surgery will be held Wednesday 12 September between 1 and 2 pm at St. Timothy's Lutheran church, Queen Alexandra Road.

All ward residents are welcome and all ward councillors expect to be in attendance.

As your City Councillor, the council’s data protection policy applies when I am carrying out council business. This explains your data protection rights and who to contact if you have a query about use of your data;  https://www.sunderland.gov.uk/data-protection.

 

When working for you  as your Ward Councillor, I respect your data protection rights and only use the personal data you provide as needed to respond to your enquiries. This can include sharing the information you provide with council officers and other services and organisations so I can get information to reply to you, which might include information about you and your circumstances. I also share information with other Councillors who may be able to help. If you would prefer me not to share your information with a particular person, or organisation please let me know when you contact me.



Election History

ElectedRetiredReason
Thu 3 May 2007 Mon 9 May 2011  
Thu 22 May 2014 Wed 2 May 2018  
Thu 3 May 2018  

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 3 May 2007 Mon 9 May 2011
ConservativeTue 27 May 2014

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
St. Chad'sThu 3 May 2007 Mon 9 May 2011
St. Michael'sTue 27 May 2014

Current Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining Date
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Appeals Panel Member18 May 2016
Council Member18 May 2016
Development Control (Hetton, Houghton and Washington) Sub-Committee Member18 May 2016
Development Control (South Sunderland) Sub-Committee Member18 May 2016
East Sunderland Area Committee Member18 May 2016

Past Committee Memberships

CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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Development Control (South Sunderland) Sub-Committee Member20 May 201517 May 2016
East Sunderland Area Committee Member20 May 201517 May 2016
Council Member20 May 201517 May 2016
Appeals Panel Member20 May 201517 May 2016
Development Control (Hetton, Houghton and Washington) Sub-Committee Member20 May 201517 May 2016

Personal Register of Interests

Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
14 June 201017 June 2010 View
05 June 201406 June 2014 View
29 July 201512 August 2015 View
04 May 201811 June 2018 View

Meeting Declarations

Committee NameMeeting DateNature 
Council25 November 2009Personal View
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My next Ward Surgery will be held on Saturday 2nd April between 10.30am and 11.30am at Middle Herrington Methodist Church, Crow Lane.

The next ward surgery will be held on Wednesday 18th April from 11am to 12 noon at St Nicholas Church Hall, Queen Alexandra Road. 



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