Thursday 27 September 2018 / 3:12 PM Jeremy Corbyn

Statement by Jeremy Corbyn MP after attending the ceremony naming a square in Brussels in memory of Jo Cox MP

Jeremy Corbyn MP, leader of the Labour Party, speaking after attending the ceremony naming a square in Brussels in memory of Jo Cox MP, said:

“Today is a difficult day for Jo’s family and friends. And it is a difficult day for Jo’s friends and colleagues in the Labour Party, who also knew and loved Jo, and who mourn her passing.

“I would like to thank Jo’s family for inviting me here to pay tribute to Jo on behalf of the Labour Party. And I would like to thank you, the people of Brussels, for this wonderful gesture, which will allow Jo’s legacy to live on in a city that she loved.

“In Jo’s memory, we must recommit to the values of peace and justice that Jo fought for every day. We must stand up for the values of internationalism, the values of reaching out to support those in need all across the world.

“We will never forget Jo. In her memory let us build a better world.”