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FIREWORK DISPLAYS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 682A1: tabled on 28 January 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Dr Howard Stoate on 17 January 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and that a requirement for a ú10 licence to be obtained from the planning department of the local authority be implemented as soon as possible.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes the significant recent increase in private firework displays throughout the calendar year; further notes with concern the great distress to domestic animals and livestock and the nuisance to residents which they can cause; and urges the Government to consider introducing legislation aimed at reducing the noise nuisance of firework displays and to launch a national campaign to encourage people to buy fireworks only for use during traditional celebrations such as 5th November and Diwali.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.