Is it the maddest idea in the world to suggest that Tom Watson set up his own inquiry into child abuse?
It would not have the powers or the resources of the official one. But it would still manage to get far more done.
Could he do that and be Deputy Leader of the Labour Party? Only he can answer that.
This time last week, the next Leader of the Labour Party was telling me who the next Deputy Leader of the Labour Party was going to be.