This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Ban fireworks in the UK except for licenced and authorised regulatory events.

Fireworks upset former soldiers who suffer from PTSD.
It upsets animals.
It increases the risk of harm and death.
Fireworks should be restricted to single day events which are licenced and prepared with Health and Safety paramount.

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Current regulations and sales are insufficient.
Bonfire night is a single night and yet we endure days and weeks of noise while the vulnerable are tortured for this duration.
Make it a special day not a week.

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We already have three petitions on the subject of restricting the sale of fireworks:

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/109702

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/109111

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/110683

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