This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Stop the sale of fireworks and have only organised displays

Due to the number of injuries and anti social behaviour lets just have organised firework displays

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Sparklers get five times hotter than cooking oil.
A rocket can reach speeds of 150mph.
A firework shell can reach as high as 200m.
Three sparklers burning together generate the same heat as a blowtorch.
You see the explosion of a firework before hearing it because sound travels at 761mph, but light travels at 671 million mph.
The majority of firework-related injuries happen at family or private parties.
Around half of all injuries are to children under the age of 17.

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