Regular readers (you both know who you are) will be aware that I have from time to time been somewhat flippant about Deputy Mayor Kit Malthouse AM, Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority (aka the Dog-Catcher-in -Chief).
However, I am with him – and on occasions ahead of him – in the belief that more needs to be done about the growing problem of dangerous bred/trained-for-attack dogs in London. I therefore support the initiative that he is taking today petitioning the Government to take action to resolve the problem.
The GLA is calling for:
Last time I asked there was little sign that the Coalition Government was planning to move on any of these points. However, Kit Malthouse has (or at least he would like us to believe that he has) the ear of the Coalition Government. No doubt, therefore, this initiative will produce speedy action. We’ll be waiting……