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Closed petition Require 1 week's notice be given of any use of fireworks in a residential area

The Government should require people to give one week’s notice, setting out the date and location on at least three community social network forums, of any use of fireworks in residential areas. Failure to do so should be an offence.

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This should allow dog owners sufficient time to plan and prevent distress to their animals.

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MPs to debate the sale of fireworks

On Monday 2 November at 4.30pm, MPs will debate a petition about the sale of fireworks.

Watch the petition debate on Parliament's YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/pLDheB0lygI

Find out more about the petition debate: https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/326/petitions-committee/news/120340/mps-to-debate-petition-relating-to-the-sale-of-fireworks/

Petitions Committee report on fireworks

Last year, the Petitions Committee investigated the issue of fireworks, after so many people signed petitions calling for greater restrictions on their sale and use by the general public. The Committee heard from people and organisations on all sides of the argument about fireworks.

The Committee's report, with recommendations to the Government, was published on Tuesday 5 November 2019.

You can read a summary of the report here: https://houseofcommons.shorthandstories.com/petitionsfireworks/index.html

You can read the full report here: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201919/cmselect/cmpetitions/103/103.pdf

The Government responded to the Committee's report in March this year. You can read the Government's response here: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/421/documents/1566/default/

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