This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Fireeworks to be banned from public sales and only to be used at public displays

Fireworks should be banned from public sales.
They are so dangerous!
some people don't know how dangerous they are and think they are toys!

They should only be allowed to be bought if they are having a controlled public display! Not for people to use in their backyard!

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