Jo Cox MP [Image: PA].

Jo Cox MP [Image: PA].


A Morecambe Councillor is taking part in a solo charity event later in the summer, to highlight the work done by Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed last week.

Councillor Joshua Brandwood is raising funds to support her favourite charity – HOPE not Hate.

He’ll be doing a 15 mile run in Morecambe on the 1st of August.

Cllr Brandwood said: “Since the tragic death of MP Jo Cox there has been a lot focus on her killer, rather than the great work she once did for our country.

“The speculation around her death made me angry, but I was then reminded that Jo was not an individual who operated with hate.

“She used her passion and affection to improve the lives of others. In celebration and memory of MP Jo Cox, I am raising funds to support a charity closest to her heart, chosen by her family: HOPE not Hate, who seek to challenge and defeat the politics of hate and extremism within local communities across Britain.

“I will be carrying out a 15 mile run in Morecambe which will also be recorded and placed on Youtube (you will get to laugh at my expense, I assure you!). I have planned to carry out my fundraiser on the 1st August 2016.”

You can donate here.

ADVERT




Join the Vox Political Facebook page.

If you have appreciated this article, don’t forget to share it using the buttons at the bottom of this page. Politics is about everybody – so let’s try to get everybody involved!

Vox Political needs your help!
If you want to support this site
(
but don’t want to give your money to advertisers)
you can make a one-off donation here:

Donate Button with Credit Cards

Buy Vox Political books so we can continue
fighting for the facts.

Health Warning: Government! is now available
in either print or eBook format here:

HWG PrintHWG eBook

The first collection, Strong Words and Hard Times,
is still available in either print or eBook format here:

SWAHTprint SWAHTeBook