The levelling up secretary sidestepped the trip down memory lane, claiming he is just a "pussy cat".
Rick never lets us down.
The show's business correspondent had her segment interrupted by a protester during Tuesday's live show.
"Are you sure?" BBC Breakfast Sally Nugent asked.
"Forgive me but I’m struggling to hear the answer to this question," BBC Breakfast's Sally Nugent pushed.
Brian Cox And Brian Cox Share Hilarious Hotel Mix-Up Story As They Come Face To Face On BBC Breakfast
“Last night was very confusing when he arrived to the hotel."
Naga Munchetty Struggles To Speak On BBC Breakfast
The presenter was forced to leave Friday's edition of the BBC programme mid-show.
"Well I've been a member of parliament for the last seven years," Chris Philp replied
“I asked for that,” host Sally Nugent told the Happy Mondays star.
About BBC Breakfast
'BBC Breakfast' is corporation's early morning news and current affairs programme that airs daily from 6am on BBC One and BBC News, broadcast live from Salford Quays in Manchester. It is currently hosted by a team of presenters including Louise Minchin, Dan Walker, Charlie Stayt and Naga Munchetty, as well as stand-in hosts Mike Bushell and Steph McGovern. Carol Kirkwood acts as the show's resident weather presenter, hosting her segments from BBC Broadcasting House in London. Many of journalism's biggest names have presented the show over the years, including Bill Turnbull, Susanna Reid, Natasha Kaplinsky, Sophie Raworth, Dermot Murnaghan and Sian Williams. The show attracts an average daily audience of 1.5m, which is around double that of ITV rival 'Good Morning Britain', which is fronted by 'Breakfast' alumni Susanna Reid, along with Piers Morgan and Ben Shephard.