Penny Mordaunt, Alec Shelbrooke and Lord Kennedy
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MPs and peers battle in Parliamentary tug of war contest

MPs and peers will battle in a real Westminster tug of war, in the latest of annual grudge matches that sees contests over dogs and pancakes.

Giles Dilnot heard about the lack of preparations from MPs Penny Mordaunt and Alec Shelbrooke, and one of their opponents Lord Kennedy, for the event raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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