This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Ban fireworks for general sale

Every year thousands of animals are frightened and driven into dire panic from the whooshes, wisses and bangs given off by exploding fireworks. Many humans are burnt and injured by fireworks misuse, so why is this allowed to happen year after year.

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Organised licenced displays should be the way forward and public sales of fireworks banned.

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