Thursday January 23, 2020

Jo Cox's brutal killing may well swing the Brexit vote

We must always be thankful for good people like Jo Cox.

19th June, 2016
Farren Vanderhyden lays down a Union flag in Market Square in memory of Jo Cox Pic: Getty

The savage slaying of Jo Cox, by all accounts a really great emerging politician, at the hands of a deranged loner came at a time when the Brexit referendum campaign was about to reach its climactic final weekend. And the awfulness of her death led to a temporary cessation of hostilities in that campaign.

Terrible though it is to admit it, in two years’ time her tragedy will be felt most by her devastated family...

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