LGA warning over XL Bully dogs ban

By Mark Conrad | 19 March 2024

Councils face a double whammy of soaring costs and declining police support as they try to enforce a ban on XL Bully dogs.

The Local Government Association has written to environment secretary Steve Barclay, warning that police chiefs’ advice to withdraw the services of dog legislation officers who determine breeds from councils was ‘deeply concerning’.

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