COMMONS

Committee to take evidence from the Jo Cox Foundation and the CSPL

11 October 2019

The Home Affairs Committee is continuing its ongoing inquiry into hate crime and its violent consequences.

In recent weeks and months serious concerns have been raised about the tone of political debate in the UK, the language and behaviour used by and about political figures, and the impact this has on wider society.

In this session with representatives of the Jo Cox Foundation and of the Committee on Standards in Public Life the Committee will discuss their assessment of the current situation in the UK and what steps should be taken to address issues facing UK society and political debate.

Witnesses

At 10am

  • Catherine Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, and Kim Leadbeater, Ambassador, The Jo Cox Foundation;
  • Lord Evans of Weardale KCB, Chair, and Jane Ramsey, Independent Member, Committee on Standards in Public Life.

Further information

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