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Dangerous dog fines 'should be raised'

Plans to toughen existing laws in England and Wales to protect the public from dangerous dogs are being unveiled today. It comes in the wake of rising public concern that some irresponsible owners may be using dogs to intimidate communities, or that they are being used as weapons by gangs.

Kit Malthouse, deputy mayor of London with responsibility for the Metropolitan Police, examines the need to change the laws governing dangerous dogs.


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