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Slough MP Fiona Mactaggart has donated £14,268 to Comic Relief after thousands of people retweeted her post on social networking site Twitter.
The Labour politician told her followers on Friday that she would donate £1.00 to the Red Nose Day appeal for every retweet the post received by 9pm.
"You have to stick by your word if you take a risk like that," she told ITV London.
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A politician's "spur of the moment" charity idea left her more than £14,000 down after promising £1 for every retweet she got on Twitter.