BARNSLEY MP Dan Jarvis has paid tribute to MP Jo Cox who died after being shot and stabbed yesterday.

The 41-year-old was attacked before holding a constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire, yesterday afternoon (June 16).

Jarvis paid tribute to Jo on social media before attending a vigil for the Batley and Spen MP.

He said: "Devastated at the loss of brilliant, funny and determined friend Jo Cox, who dedicated her life to helping others. Love to her family."