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"WHAT a dreadful waste."

The words were those of Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman as news of the terrible fatal shooting of MP Jo Cox trickled through.

Mr Sheerman and other West Yorkshire MPs had cancelled their appointments as news filtered through of the attack on the Batley and Spen MP.

But the confirmation of her death dealt a hammer blow to them and their Westminster colleagues.

EU referendum campaigning across the country was cancelled as Westminster leaders reacted with horror to the news coming out of West Yorkshire.

Mrs Cox was murdered when she was apparently shot at least twice by a

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Jun 17, 2016
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