Find out why Mansfield's MP is dressed like this

Mansfield's MP Ben Bradley dazzled in pink to support a breast cancer charity - and he is encouraging you to do the same.

In support of Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which takes place on Friday, October 19. to raise money for breast cancer research, Mr Bradley attended an event to raise awareness for the day. Where he wore the baby pink sequined jacket and hot pink beret.

Why is Ben Bradley dressed like this?

Why is Ben Bradley dressed like this?

Ben Bradley is now calling for his constituents in Mansfield and Warsop to join him to sign up and take part in 'wear it pink', which takes place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

To date, it has raised over £31 million towards Breast Cancer Now’s important work.

Ben Bradley MP said: “Breast cancer is still the most common form of cancer in the UK. Each year around 11,500 women and 80 men lose their lives to the disease.

"It is important to raise awareness of an issue that has directly impacted my family and many others. That is why I’m so passionate about encouraging everyone in Mansfield and Warsop to take part in wear it pink day on Friday.

Ben Bradley MP is pictured with Donna Fraser, four-time Olympian for Great Britain and Breast Cancer Now Ambassador. Donna, 45, retired from participating in professional athletics after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2009.

Ben Bradley MP is pictured with Donna Fraser, four-time Olympian for Great Britain and Breast Cancer Now Ambassador. Donna, 45, retired from participating in professional athletics after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2009.

"Wear it pink is a great way to come together with friends and family to have fun whilst raising money for Breast Cancer Now’s vital research. As you can see from my photograph, I struggled to wear any more pink!

"Breast cancer affects so many people in Mansfield and Warsop, so I hope that everybody can get involved this October an support this very important cause.”

Anyone can take part in wear it pink, whether at work, school or in your community.

All you need to do is wear something pink, or hold a pink themed event, and donate to Breast Cancer Now.

With every penny raised, fundraisers across the UK will be helping the charity achieve its aim to make sure everyone survives breast cancer by 2050.