David Cameron paid a warm tribute during Prime Minister's Questions to Sir Stuart Bell, the Labour MP for Middlesbrough who died on Saturday.
Sir Stuart had held the seat for nearly 30 years.
The Prime Minister described him as a hugely popular MP "whose kindness transcended the political divide".
More top news
Nutmeg was taken in as a five-year-old stray 26 years ago - and is still going strong despite recent health issues
Highways England has said it aim to have Northbound A1 reopened by 6am Wednesday after a large sinkhole formed overnight.
Chancellor George Osborne will seek to reassure financial markets on Monday morning following Britain's decision to leave the EU.