An MP has organised a charity swimming fundraising event.

Leyton and Wanstead MP John Cryer has organised the school relay swim and will captain a 30 minute endurance relay at the London Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park on April 3 at 11am.

He has raised £166 towards his £2000 target so far. Pool Aid 2014 is raising money for Alzheimer’s Society.

Sponsor MP Cryer at or text POOL76 and the amount you would like to sponsor to 70070.