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MP claims cupcake victory for Comic Relief

Mary Creagh showed her creative flair by claiming second place in the Red Nose Day Parliamentary Baking Competition 2015. 

The competition, which was judged by celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott was held at Westminster to celebrate this year’s Red Nose Day (Friday 13 March).

MPs were tasked with decorating a cupcake with an array of icing and toppings including the Red Nose Day cake toppers and Maltesers, and the three winning designers chose a nominated Comic Relief project to which Sainsbury’s and Maltesers would make a donation.

returned victorious with her rabbit themed cupcake. In return for her podium placing Sainsbury’s and Mars UK will be making a donation of £200 to a Wakefield Red Nose Day charity.

Mary Creagh:

“The work Comic Relief does across the UK is incredibly important and this was a fun way to support everyone who was backing it. It was great to meet Ainsley Harriott and I’m really pleased that my cupcake efforts will mean £200 for a Wakefield charity.”

Kevin Cahill, Chief Executive of Comic Relief added:

 “It was great to see so many MPs roll their sleeves up and take part in the Sainsbury’s and Maltesers Parliamentary Baking Competition, we were all really impressed with the creativity we saw, and baking is a fantastic way to raise money for Red Nose Day this year.”

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