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RESTRICTIONS ON THE SALE AND USE OF FIREWORKS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1772: tabled on 29 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is mindful of the approach of Bonfire Night on 5 November; calls on the Government to reconsider the current legislation regarding the sale and use of fireworks; expresses concern about distress caused to elderly people, small children and pets by fireworks being set off in residential areas, along with the potential for fireworks to cause injury to people using them or mis-using them; and urges the Government to amend the regulations to ensure that fireworks can only be sold by licenced traders, as defined by the Fireworks Regulations 2004, to licenced organisers of public displays.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.