Royal Mail to step up dog action

The Royal Mail pledged today to take more action against owners of dogs that attack postal workers after a new report called for tougher legislation.

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CWU: 'England needs new dog laws'

Sir Gordon's recommendations take on board our own long-standing campaign objectives of securing new UK-wide laws which apply on private property, moving away from breed-specific legislation, introducing microchipping and getting serious when it comes to prosecution and punishment.

England will soon be the only part of the UK without updated dogs laws as Scotland and Northern Ireland have already introduced new improved legislation and Wales is legislating in the current session.

– CWU general secretary Billy Hayes

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