MPs advised to review security after MP killing

MPs have been advised to review their security after Labour MP Jo Cox was killed in the street outside her advice surgery on 16 June.

Politicians have been told to talk to local police forces about the security measures they have in place for meetings with the public.

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Man charged after Exeter MP receives abusive call

Man charged after Bradshaw MP receives abusive call Credit: PA

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.

An abusive phone call to MP Ben Bradshaw was recorded on his parliamentary office answering machine and heard on Wednesday 15 June.

The office informed Parliamentary Police and Devon and Cornwall Police. A 37 year old male from Exeter has been charged under the Malicious Communications Act 1988 and bailed to appear before Exeter magistrates.

– Devon & 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.

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West MPs pay tribute to Jo Cox who dies after shooting

Jo Cox MP after being elected in May 2015. Credit: PA

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.

Jo Cox was elected to the House of Commons just over a year ago. Credit: PA / ITV News

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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