Mike Gapes MP shows compassionate side with support for breast cancer campaign

PUBLISHED: 14:22 16 September 2014 | UPDATED: 14:22 16 September 2014

Mike Gapes MP for Ilford South Photo credit: Steve Hickey

Mike Gapes MP for Ilford South Photo credit: Steve Hickey


Mike Gapes is not afraid of wearing his heart on his sleave as shown when he criticised Prince Charles for making “indiscreet” remarks about Russian president Vladimir Putin earlier this year.

Now the Ilford South MP has joined the fight against breast cancer taking part in a campaign’s flagship fundraiser, Wear It Pink day.

People across the country will wear pink on October 24, to raise money and awareness of a disease which kills more than 12,000 women and 80 men each year.

Mr Gapes said: “We need to support Breast Cancer Campaign’s fundraising efforts to support world-class breast cancer research that saves and improves lives, giving people quicker diagnoses and more effective treatments.”

For more information or to register for Wear It Pink, visit

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