Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Dangerous Dogs: Breed Specific Legislation inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written evidence; the deadline is midnight on Wednesday 6 June.

Scope of the inquiry

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee launches an inquiry into the legislation on dangerous dogs.

 

Terms of reference: Dangerous Dogs: Breed Specific Legislation Send a written submission

Latest evidence

  • 13 Jun 2018 - Dangerous Dogs: Breed Specific Legislation - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF403 KB) HC 1040 | Published 19 Jun 2018

    Evidence given by Dr Rachel Casey, Director of Canine Behaviour and Research, Dogs Trust, Robin Hargreaves, former President, British Veterinary Association, Bill Lambert, Health and Breeder Services Manager, Kennel Club, and David Ryan, former Chair, Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors; Trevor Cooper, Doglaw Consultant, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Dr Samantha Gaines, Head of Companion Animals Department, RSPCA, and Steve Goody, Deputy Chief Executive, Blue Cross (at 3.45pm).

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Next meeting(s)

27 June 2018 9:30 am

Oral Evidence Session

Dangerous Dogs: Breed Specific Legislation
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Witness(es)

Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard, lead for dangerous dogs, National Police Chiefs Council
Inspector Patrick O'Hara, Dog Training School & Status Dog Unit, Metropolitan Police Service
Councillor Anita Lower, Deputy Chair, Safer and Stronger Communities Board, Local Government Association
Mark Berry, Chairman, National Companion Animal Forum
David Joyce, National Health, Safety & Environment Officer, Communication Workers Union
Guy Smith, Deputy President, National Farmers Union

Location

Other

News

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