John Prescott, politician with a connection to Wales (Prestatyn, North Wales)
John PrescottUK Labour MP and Deputy Prime Minister in the Blair government. Famous for a fondness of Jaguar cars and incident not too far from his place of birth, punching an egg throwing protester in Rhyl.
Connection: Born in Prestatyn, North Wales, May 1938.
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Born in Wales, bought up in England. Spent time with Merchant Navy starting in 1955. He went on to work with unions.
Nominated GQ Magazine 'Politician of the Year 2005'.