Earlier this evening BBC’s ‘The One Show’ featured an item on dangerous dogs in the UK
Watch it here
The item was generally critical of the Dangerous Dogs Act.
However the programme’s main presenter Adrian Chiles made an ignorant remark about pit bulls which tended to suggest he hadn’t actually listened or observed what had been discussed in the item itself or indeed the very words of the show’s own correspondent just seconds earlier, namely that ‘all dogs are one species’.
I made the case in the programme for a change to the Dangerous Dogs Act and a move away from the concept of legislating against the breed.
The general gist of the piece is that there is pretty much only one person who still thinks the Dangerous Dogs Act in its current form is actually any good - unsurprisingly that is the man who brought it in in the first place, Ken Baker.
The piece [...]
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