Area Safety Rep from the North West, Jamie McGovern spoke in a very important debate for CWU Postal members this morning at the Union's Annual Conference in Bournemouth this morning.
Speaking on behalf of his Branch, Jamie supported a motion moved by York and District Branch's Tony Pedel regarding the creation of a single dog register which will go along way to give postal delivery staff a better chance of avoiding the risk of being bitten by a dog.
The motion reads:
Conference instructs the National Executive to work
with the Political Fund Management Committee (PFMC) to lobby the
Parliamentary Labour Party to submit a private members bill for the creation of a National Data Registration Base of Dog Ownership and a legal requirement of a public warning notice / sign to be displayed on any property where a dog or
You can watch the full conference debate via our Conference Reports page.
Source: CWU / unionsafety