HL Deb 27 March 1995 vol 562 cc81-2WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will place in the Library copies of any expert professional opinion upon which the Home Secretary of the day based proposals for framing the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Blatch):

The following organisations and groups offered advice to the Government, mainly through meetings and letters:

  • All-Party Parliamentary Group on Animal Welfare
  • British Veterinary Association
  • The Kennel Club
  • League Against Cruel Sports
  • National Canine Defence League
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • World Society for the Protection of Animals
  • Dr. Roger A. Mugford and Associates

The organisations should be approached directly for any information they are prepared to release about the views which they submitted.