Jo Cox is Labour's Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen

Jo Cox, Labour Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen

I was born at Dewsbury District Hospital (one of the reasons I’m so passionate about defending it from this government’s policies) and brought up in Heckmondwike and Batley.

Jo has been busy talking to local people across Batley and Spen, click read more to get the latest.
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01 July 2015
Call for government to end north/south divide on business rates
A Yorkshire MP is demanding the Government step in to address the way businesses in the region have been punished...

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28 June 2015
INTERVIEW: Jo Cox discussing shelved Transpennine electrification
Jo Cox was interviewed on BBC Radio Leeds about the Government's plans to shelve the electrification of the Transpennine rail...