Wayne David found himself last week in a lift in Portcullis House with Diane Abbott. There was a short silence until...
Wayne: So aren't you going to lobby me, then?
Diane: How long have you been an MP?
Wayne: Nine years.
Diane: And have I ever spoken to you in that time?
Diane: So why would I start now?
And she wondered why she had difficulty in getting 33 nominations...