Gate. Horse. Bolted. So Prime Minister David Cameron hosts a self-described ‘crisis summit’ at Downing Street in the wake of the horrific revelations of child sex abuse in Rotherham, Oxford, Rochdale, Telford, Derby and …and… insert place names here of a variety of other alleged locations ranging from Westminster to the BBC and beyond.
The aim is to flag possible legislative measures to ensure civil servants discharge their duties and protect those in society who need it most.
To which the only response can be: what took you so long, Dave?