Social workers in South Wales have been the subject of attacks a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The South Wales Evening Post report:

SOCIAL workers have been assaulted, bitten by dogs and verbally abused in the line of duty.

A Freedom of Information request revealed the number of attacks on social workers in the past five years.

In Swansea there were 12 assaults between 2007 and last year.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.