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News: Batley and Spen Candidates Call for Respectful Election Campaign



All the candidates standing in the former constituency of murdered MP Jo Cox have become the first to sign a pledge for a respectful election campaign.

Statement: Sending Our Condolences

We are very sad to hear of the death of James Le Mesurier, co-founder of the White Helmets and Director of May Day Rescue. James was a close and valued friend to Jo’s family, friends and Foundation and his support ensured that Jo’s passionate work to protect civilians in Syria continued in her memory. 

Statement: The Jo Cox Women in Leadership Programme

In recent days, the Foundation has been asked to clarify its relationship with the Jo Cox Women in Leadership Programme


Update: Intimidation in Public Life Early Day Motion

The Foundation is pleased to see the Intimidation in Public Life Early Day Motion tabled with cross-party support this week.

Article: To honour Jo Cox’s memory, we need new standards of behaviour


We cannot go on like this. The poison and intolerance that has infected our national political debate has to be excised. If we cannot find a way to restore some respect and responsibility to our politics the implications will be serious, not just for those in and around Westminster but for all of us.

Announcement: Celebrating 3 years of The Jo Cox Foundation



Today marks The Jo Cox Foundation’s 3rd anniversary! To celebrate, we are excited to launch our new website, beautiful new logo and our first fundraising campaign since the Jo Cox Fund in 2016.


Announcement: UK announces approach to preventing mass atrocities



The Jo Cox Foundation believe this policy is a vital and hugely positive step for UK contributions to atrocity prevention, in line with Jo's views on preventing violence and protecting people around the world. 

Announcement: Statement on the third anniversary of Jo's murder



Speaking on the third anniversary of the murder of the MP Jo Cox, her sister has called for the country to unite and celebrate the many positive things we share and remember all that we have in common.

Update: Intimidation in public life: a joint approach to tackling intimidation


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.

Blog: Jo Cox paid with her life but politicians now live in daily fear of attack


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.