Posted: Fri 17th Jun 2016

Flags Lowered In Tribute To MP Who Has Died

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jun 17th, 2016

The Welsh Flag and the Union Jack Flag are today (Friday 17 June) flown at half-mast on Ceredigion County Council Penmorfa and Canolfan Rheidol buildings, to remember Jo Cox MP who was horrifically attacked and killed yesterday (Thursday 16 June). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Jo Cox was Labour MP for Batley and Spen and was shot and stabbed in an assault by a member of the public in her constituency. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Leader of Ceredigion County Council, Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, said: “This is a tragic and senseless attack, and we would just like to show our sympathy towards Ms Cox’s family and friends and to those that knew her, she will be sadly missed.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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