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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