MP's £14k charity donation

A politician's "spur of the moment" charity idea left has her more than £14,000 down.

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MP donates thousands to Comic Relief after tweet

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.

Read: More on Labour MP Fiona Mactaggart's donation to Comic Relief.

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