MPs Are Paying Tribute To Jo Cox, One Year After Her Death

    "We have far more in common with each other than things that divide us."

    Ben Stansall / AFP / Getty Images

    To mark a year since Jo Cox was killed, MPs from all parties have been posting on social media and attending events to remember the Labour MP and send thoughts to her family.

    The 41-year-old, who had been an MP for just over a year, was murdered in a street in her Batley and Spen constituency by a far-right sympathiser on 16 June 2016.

    Remembering our Jo today & everyday. #moreincommon @BigGetTogether

    Remembering my friend & colleague Jo Cox today. Her memory, her values & her spirit shine brighter than ever. #lovelikeJo #MoreInCommon

    A year on, the amazing legacy of Jo Cox still reflects the passionate and committed life she led. We truly have #MoreInCommon

    Remembering the brave, humane, generous Jo Cox today. Sending love to Brendan, his children and the whole family. #MoreInCommon

    Thinking of beautiful Jo and her incredible, brave family more than ever today #MoreInCommon #LoveLikeJo

    I'm still upset that the incredible Jo Cox is gone, but determined that she'll never be forgotten. #JoCox… https://t.co/pLhE3HYQpQ

    1 year ago today, we lost one of our brightest stars, and @HouseofCommons, @UKLabour & the country are poorer without her #MoreInCommon

    Today we remember our compassionate, brave and inspirational colleague and friend, Jo Cox #MoreInCommon

    Remembering my colleague #JoCox who was murdered for her beliefs and the legacy of hope and kindness she left

    Poignant day for our community as we remember friend and colleague, the wonderful, luminous Jo Cox killed a year ag… https://t.co/qEaigIMO9z

    Thinking of @JoCoxFoundation 's family today. Rest in peace lovely Jo x

    Very much thinking of you @MrBrendanCox, the kids and all of your family today #MoreInCommon https://t.co/gKiby5fmxp

    Hard to believe this horrific incident was a year ago today. Politics has not got better since and we miss Jo badly… https://t.co/vqsUHwU11s

    Her smile. The bubbly way she said "Hi". Her energy, principles & commitment. Things I remember about Jo Cox today… https://t.co/8Co4M3KQvC

    Quite agree - a remarkable wife, mother, sister, daughter, friend & MP https://t.co/3qY3g6p0cZ

    Remembering Jo today - & thanking Jo's family & friends for strength not just to keep Jo's words alive, but make th… https://t.co/o6Oi8iadJk

    Last time I saw Jo was at a party she organised,next time I was due to see her was a party she organised. She'd love us all getting together

    MPs have been attending events as part of the Great Get Together, a project organised by the Jo Cox Foundation, which will be aiming to bring communities together around the country.

    Facebook / Martyn Day / Via Facebook: MartynDaySNP

    Proudly wearing my #MoreInCommon sticker ready for @great_together events tomorrow in Cardiff West

    Honoured to stand together with @stmarks_academy, @MsLPeterkin and @Petebrierley to remember @JoCoxFoundation for t… https://t.co/BcYomOnWWI

    Our @great_together team at #Cardiff Central station this morning giving out cakes & information about this weekend… https://t.co/LvcNgEXbtM

    Come and join us for a charity coffee morning at the Three Trees in CW #GreatGetTogether @JoCoxFoundation 11am-1pm

    Great to join @annamcmorrin @JoStevensLabour @great_together this morning handing out goodies to commuters!… https://t.co/x0AWDkbHaf

    #GreatGetTogether at our Wath office - all welcome

    The parliamentarians were also remembering Cox by sharing some of her most powerful quotes and urging people to remember that they have more in common with others than they may think.

    Facebook / Amber Rudd / Via Facebook: amberruddofficial

    Today marks 1 year since the tragic murder of our colleague & sister Jo Cox. We won't forget her words #moreincommon

    Remembering the wonderful Jo Cox today. "We have far more in common with each other than things that divide us"

    Facebook / Paul Blomfield / Via Facebook: paulblomfieldmp


    Marie Le Conte is a politics and media reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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