Jo Cox: Commons pays tribute to dead MP

June 20, 2016 3:14 PM

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Parliament had been in recess because of Thursday's EU referendum, but was recalled so MPs could share their memories of Mrs Cox and praise her achievements as a politician and aid worker.

Several Labour MPs were in tears before the proceedings were started by Commons Speaker John Bercow, who described the death of "our democratically elected colleague" as "particularly shocking and repugnant".

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