David Cameron at the time: “For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens: ‘As long as you obey the law, we will leave you alone.’

It’s often meant we have stood neutral between different values. And that’s helped foster a narrative of extremism and grievance.

Normally Cameron’s public pronouncements don’t have any meat on them: I find they’re the kind of thing everyone could agree with and the only thing disagreeable is what they choose to focus on at the expense of other things.

This, though, is different.