Closed petition All venues that hold firework displays to be licenced

The Shetland Pony Welfare Trust is a small Registered Charity and has for a number of years been suffering from the effects of Fireworks being set off only a few yards from its sanctuary, of rescued horses and ponies.
Thousands of pet owners have similar issues

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All animals can be effected by fireworks and in some cases these can be devastating for owners and there pets
We call upon the Secretary of state to secure that the risk of public use of fireworks is minimal and that only licenced venues can hold displays.
A regulatory distance to be put in place for proximity of animals/buildings to the event

The Shetland Pony Welfare Trust. Registered Charity 1093364

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Petitions Committee report

The Petitions Committee has been looking into fireworks after so many people in recent years have signed petitions calling for greater restrictions on their sale and use by the general public. The Committee has heard from people and organisations on all sides of the argument about fireworks.

The Committee's inquiry has now finished and we thought you'd be interested to know that its report, with recommendations to the Government, will be published on Tuesday 5 November.

A link to the report will go live on the Committee's fireworks inquiry webpage from 00.01 hours on Tuesday 5 November:

A summary of the key points will be published here, from 9am on Tuesday 5 November: