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RSPCA report on Fireworks

EDM (Early Day Motion) 59: tabled on 24 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the RSPCA report Bang Out Of Order which investigates the distress caused to pets by fireworks; is concerned that 62 percent of dogs, 54 percent of cats and 55 percent of horses show signs of distress as a result of the use of fireworks which means thousands of animals are affected by unplanned and random fireworks each year; supports the recommendations of the report to limit public sales of fireworks closer to the agreed traditional dates, the reduction of the maximum noise levels, the licensing of all public displays, the conduct of further research on the impact of fireworks on animals; and urges the Government to review existing legislation in line with these proposals in order to protect animals across the UK.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.