More news from the This is Hull site on the upcoming Police Commissioner battle:
There was good-natured banter and plenty of balloons to hand out but the message was clear - the fight is on.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott brought a battling spirit to proceedings.
At 74, and now with a seat in the House of Lords, his opponents claim he will try to do the job part-time, which will not be good enough.
But Lord Prescott said: "This is the only job I'll do. I won't be going down to the House of Lords.
"Am I participating in the Lords? No.
"Nobody works harder than me and this job will require full-time commitment, you can't do it part-time."
For a while the Red Rose had the field, with George McManus, chairman of Beverley and Holderness Labour Party, calling out to Satu...