Penny Mordaunt, Alec Shelbrooke and Lord Kennedy
Media playback is unsupported on your device

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.

More from the Daily and Sunday Politics: Watch full programmes from the last seven days via BBC iPlayer; 'like' us on Facebook page or 'follow' us on Twitter

Go to next video: MPs and peers in a real tug-of-war