Dangerous Dogs

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered at on 23 June 2023.

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Photo of Mike Amesbury Mike Amesbury Labour, Weaver Vale

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of trends in the number of dog attacks in the last 12 months.

Photo of Trudy Harrison Trudy Harrison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Defra does not collect this data. Hospital Episode Statistics published by NHS Digital include numbers of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) for hospital admissions in England that were caused by a dog bite or strike.

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