Former Hull East MP John Prescott and his 'spiky relationship' with Peter Mandleson
If John Prescott and Peter Mandelson ever get to dine together at the Guildhall, it is unlikely that crab will be on the menu.
Despite being central figures in Labour's rise in power in the late 1990s, they famously enjoyed a spiky relationship.
As newly installed Deputy Prime Minister, the former Hull East MP couldn't resist a dig at his rival who was then a cabinet minister without portfolio during a media photo-call promoting a new flood defence scheme along the Thames.
Holding up a jar containing a crab that was intended to demonstrate local water quality, he told journalists: "You know what his name is? He's called Peter. Do you think you will get on the executive, Peter?"
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At the time, Mr Mandelson was said to be "relaxed and amused" by the comment.
The crab, which belonged to the Environment Agency, was actually called Dennis.