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A man has been charged under the Malicious Communications Act after Labour's Exeter MP received an abusive phone call.
The call was recored on Ben Bradshaw's answering machine at his office in Westminster. The office then informed the Parliamentary Police and Devon and Cornwall Police.
A 37 year old man from Exeter has been charged under the Malicious Communications Act 1988 with sending a communication of an offensive nature and bailed to appear before Exeter Magistrates on 5 July.
MPs in the West Country are taking to social media to remember their friend, colleague and fellow Labour MP Jo Cox who died after being shot and stabbed.
Labour MP for Batley and Spen Ms Cox died at the age of 41 after being shot and stabbed near her advice surgery in Leeds. She leaves behind her husband and two daughters.
MPs from across the political spectrum have been paying tribute to former aid worker turned MP, Jo Cox who died at the age of 41.
Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees has also joined the outpouring of support.
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MPs have been advised to review their security after Labour MP Jo Cox was killed in the street outside her advice surgery yesterday.
A man has been arrested after Exeter's MP received an abusive phone call, believed to be death threats.