Jo Cox

Helen Joanne Cox

Rush ID: 9969

Details

Born:
22 August 1974
Died:
16 June 2016
Birth place:
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Political adviser
Election occupation:
Campaigner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Political adviser to Joan Whalley (1995-1997) and Glenys Kinnock (2000-2002); Head of policy at Oxfam (worked for Oxfam 2002-2009); Save the Children and NSPCC (2012). Murdered on 16 June 2016 by right-wing terrorist suffering mental disorder.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Who's Who volume:
None

References

Rush ID:
9969
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q19872361
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set

Constituencies

  1. Batley and Spen

    Party: Labour Party
    Year of election: 2015
    Date of election: c. 2015
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 2016
    Date of exit: 16 June 2016
    Party: Labour Party
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship:
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Local connections: education. Selected from an all-women shortlist,

Higher education

  1. Pembroke College

    Graduated

    Social and political studies

  2. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Graduated

    Europe and the World

Schools

  1. Heckmondwike Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Unknown, Unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party member