Archive of 9 March 2010

Road ahead not as straightforward as it seems from Stormont

Policing devolution clears NI Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted to accept a motion devolving policing and justice powers, in a historic moment for Stormont.

  • Betty Williams MP wants govt to go further on dangerous dogs

    Dog attack MP rejects control proposals

    A Labour backbencher scarred for life by a Rottweiler attack last year has said the government's proposals on strengthening dangerous dog legislation do not go far enough.

  • Conwy MP Betty Williams was bitten by a Rottweiler

    'Dog Asbos' for dangerous pets

    The government is proposing to give police and councils the power to impose 'dog control notices' as part of a crackdown on dangerous dogs, but a prominent backbencher has criticised the proposals for not going far enough.

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