This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Petition Bring UK firework legislation in line with Irish legislation, including banning ‘backyard’ fireworks

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We request the following alterations to current UK firework legislation:

1) Current UK Firework legislation to be brought in line with Irish legislation: including:

2) Ignition of a category 2-4 firework by a non-professional firework operator in a public OR private place to become an offence

3) Fireworks displays to be restricted to organised displays by licensed professionals only, with the following exception:

4) A free application process to be put in place for allowing fireworks at private parties IF organised by a professional fireworks operator and meeting other terms.

This petition closed early because of a General Election

38 signatures