Pages tagged "intimidation"
At The Jo Cox Foundation, we work to bring about a meaningful reduction in the intimidation and abuse in public life and raise widespread public awareness about its harmful impacts. On the third anniversary of the 2017 Intimidation in Public Life report, we are delighted to launch the Joint Statement on Conduct for political party members.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More