Lord Evans, Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, has today written to the leaders of all Westminster parties to say that The Jo Cox Foundation will act as independent support in efforts to agree a cross-party approach to tackling intimidation.
Jacqui Smith, newly appointed chair of the Jo Cox Foundation, has written for the Times on the terrifying levels of intimidation politicians still face, three years on from the Murder of Jo Cox.
The Jo Cox Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of the Rt. Hon Jacqui Smith as its new Chair. Jacqui takes over with immediate effect and replaces Nick Grono, who has served the board with great distinction since the Foundation was established.
Newly appointed Chair Rt Hon Jacqui Smith with CEO Catherine Anderson and Ambassador Kim Leadbeater.
The 4th Jo Cox Way bike ride will run from 24th-28th July 2019.
Pictured to the left; Cyclists from the 2018 Jo Cox Way celebrate at the finishing line
The Jo Cox Foundation is partnered with Speakers for schools and through their S4SNextGen programme offers work experience placements to students across the country. One such student, Bukky, joined us for a week in April and has written a short account of her experience:
A statement from Kim, Jo's sister, on the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Photo Source: RNZ/Ana Tovey
How we, at the Jo Cox Foundation, are celebrating International Women's Day in honour of Jo.
Jo and parliamentary friends at the 2016 Macmillan House of Commons vs House of Lords Tug of War, her last public engagement.
Catherine Anderson, CEO of the Jo Cox Foundation, outlines how the current culture of violence in public life is a risk to both our democracy and the lives of our politicians.
The violent language and threatening behaviour exhibited towards MPs, journalists and others outside the Houses of Parliament this week have rightly drawn condemnation across the political spectrum. At the Jo Cox Foundation we are acutely aware of the appalling consequences that can follow if violence against politicians going about their work is taken to the extreme.
This year’s Great Christmas Get Together is off to a fantastic start, with people across the country coming together to share a #MincePieMoment.