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How I'll Be Supporting Movember at PMQs

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I'm getting ready for a hairy moment in the House of Commons - but I'm determined to keep a stiff upper lip at all costs.

I am taking part in Movember - the charity moustache-growing campaign in aid of Prostate Cancer UK - but I've chosen to wear a false "wing commander's" model rather than adorn my upper lip with the genuine item.

I did consider very briefly growing a real moustache for Movember, but I suspect it would have ended up a blond peach-like fuzz. So the full Monty, albeit a fake full Monty, was my next choice.

What David Cameron and my colleagues, let alone Labour, will say, remains to be seen.

I just hope on this occasion, November 27, I don't get called to ask the Prime Minister a question. Making a serious point about HS2 might be difficult with a false handlebar nestling and tickling beneath my nose.

If you are a masochist, you might be able to spot me if you watch the BBC Parliament channel. I shall be sitting in the fourth row between the prime minister (on the front bench) and Mr Speaker.

Here's my mock-up of just how it might might look:

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But there is a serious point to all this. Prostate cancer is a killer and I hope that readers of the Huffington Post UK will contribute generously to Prostate Cancer UK via the website below. I've raised well over £500 so far, but please do consider donating.

To contribute to the cause, visit my fund-raising page here

Prime Minister's Questions will be broadcast live from noon today on the BBC Parliament channel. (Freeview channel 81)

To find out more about Movember, and how you can help, follow this link to the website

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