US News Politicians call election truce to honour Jo Cox

07:20  21 may  2017
07:20  21 may  2017 Source:   Sky News

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Politicians will call an election truce later to honour the late Labour MP Jo Cox, ahead of the first anniversary of her murder.

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Politicians will call an election truce today to honour murdered MP Jo Cox by focusing on what they have in common. Theresa May and other party leaders will stop campaigning for an hour to remember the Labour MP

Politicians will call an election truce today to honour murdered MP Jo Cox by focusing on what they have in common. Theresa May and other party leaders will stop campaigning for an hour to remember the Labour MP, who used her maiden speech in the Commons to say

Theresa May and other party leaders will stop campaigning for an hour to remember the Labour MP, who used her maiden speech in the Commons to say: "We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us."

Mrs Cox's widower, Brendan Cox, said Sunday's election truce would "send a powerful message" of unity.

"Doing so in such a coordinated way will, we hope, send a powerful message that whatever our political disagreements, we really do hold more in common and show a united front against hatred and extremism in all its forms," he said.

The first anniversary of the murder of Jo Cox will be marked by celebrations across Britain. © Other The first anniversary of the murder of Jo Cox will be marked by celebrations across Britain. "Elections are huge moments of national importance and deserve to be taken seriously. But we also need to get a better balance.

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Politicians will call an election truce later to honour the late Labour MP Jo Cox , ahead of the first anniversary of her murder. Mrs Cox 's widower, Brendan Cox , said Sunday's election truce would "send a powerful message" of unity.

POLITICIANS will call an election truce today to honour murdered MP Jo Cox , ahead of the first anniversary of her death. Party leaders will stop campaigning for an hour to remember the Labour MP, who used her maiden speech in the Commons to say

"We spend way too much time fixated on the areas we disagree with each other and need to create more moments where we come together as a country.

"That's what I'm focused on and after polling day, I am sure that's exactly what people all over the UK will be crying out for."

In Mrs Cox's former constituency of Batley and Spen the Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Green candidates will join together at farmers event to raise money for a special care baby unit.

The 41-year-old mother of two was shot and stabbed to death by right-wing extremist Thomas Mair as she arrived for her weekly surgery in her West Yorkshire constituency during the EU referendum campaign last June.

Mair is serving a life sentence for her murder.

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