HC Deb 03 April 1985 vol 76 cc602-3W
Mr. Galley

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many court orders for the destruction or control of dogs have been issued in each of the last five years.

Mr. Mellor

The available information, which may be incomplete, is as follows. Information for 1984 is not yet available.

Orders made under section 2 of the Dogs Act 1871 to destroy dogs England and Wales
Number of orders made
1979 750
1980 790
1981 900
1982 520
1983 490