MPs batter competition to win the Parliamentary Pancake Race

14:07 12 February 2013

The MPs were winners of this year

The MPs were winners of this year's pancake race. Picture: Keith Larby/IWitness24

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MPs flipped their way to victory for the second consecutive year at this morning’s Parliamentary Pancake Race.

Political journalists geared up for today's race. Picture: Keith Larby/IWitnessPolitical journalists geared up for today's race. Picture: Keith Larby/IWitness

They successfully battled it out alongside lobby journalists, including the BBC’s Nick Robinson and Gary Gibbon from Channel 4 News, and Lords, for the annual event.

Ealing North MP Stephen Pound was part of the winning team, which was made up of members from all parties.

The event was held this year to raise money for the Rehab group of charities, which helps people with physical and sensory disabilities.

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