Right Hon Sadiq Khan MP
I’ve got very loyal parliamentary researchers and for my 40th birthday they got me the 1984 Liverpool strip (the year we won the treble) with “Khan 40” on the back. When my daughters were six and seven, they gave me a voucher for ten breakfasts in bed. I didn’t reckon on the destruction that would be wrought in the kitchen. They were banned from cooking again and I never got the other nine breakfasts.
My mother gave me the gift of life… arrrrrgh…
I was once given a cricket bat by John Inverarity, the Australian Test cricketer. It was inscribed with the message: “May your innings be long and memorable. Play straight, enjoy it and respect the game.” It was on 19th July, 1977—the day I was born.
More: Jemima Khan, Jon Snow and others tell Prospect about their best presents—and the worst—here