Very concerning. Good spot there; I’m sure it will be fairly and equitably applied to all opinions...As of 4th, Jan 2021, OFCOM redefined it's Hate Speech Definitions in it's Broadcasting Code.
Full info here - Section three: Crime, disorder, hatred and abuse
Here's what it now considers the meaning of Hate Speech
My bold - what on earth does that mean!?
To me it means the death of creativity, and it means that any vigorous argument or criticism (such as how critical examination of certain religions is now treated as hate speech) of any opinion could be construed at 'hate' and instantly shut down.
I also expect it to be very selectively applied.