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DOG ATTACKS ON POSTAL WORKERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 798: tabled on 29 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is aware of the independent inquiry, led by former High Court judge Sir Gordon Langley, commissioned by the Royal Mail into the growing number of dog attacks on postal workers; notes that currently more than 3,000 postmen and postwomen are attacked every year in the UK, a situation which cannot be allowed to continue; and calls on the Government to lead the inquiry's findings and look at ways in which new legislation could be introduced with tougher legal sanctions against owners of dogs involved in such attacks.

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In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.