Results 161–180 of 2000 for fireworks

Petitions — Fireworks (5 Nov 2002)

Parmjit Dhanda: I am delighted, on this bonfire night, to present a petition calling for an urgent review of existing legislation of fireworks, which was signed by 220 of my constituents in the constituency of Gloucester. The petition declares that the existing legislation on fireworks is in need of urgent review. The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urge the Secretary of State for...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Noise (11 Nov 2020)

Paul Scully: The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published its Fireworks Evidence Base on 29 October 2020.This included reviewing existing data and producing a research paper on fireworks noise levels and impacts on health and the environment. This is intended to provide a baseline of current scientific knowledge. The Fireworks Evidence Base, including noise data, can be found at...

Fireworks (Amendment) (20 Dec 2005)

Sir David Amess: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a bill to amend the Fireworks Act 2003; and for connected purposes. At this time of good will, I do not wish to be seen as some sort of party-pooper; nor do I wish the House to think that I bear deep resentment towards Guy Fawkes. I think it right for the voice of animals to be heard at this time, however. Let me begin by acknowledging the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Fireworks: Crime (10 Dec 2018)

Lucy Frazer: Holding answer received on 03 December 2018 Court data held on prosecutions summarises into specific offence categories. There is not a combined group of fireworks offences, but there are some individual detailed offences that relate specifically to fireworks for which data is available. For example, ‘Possessing fireworks etc. in, or when entering, a designated sports ground’...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Noise (12 Nov 2018)

Kelly Tolhurst: Government takes firework safety very seriously and the Office for Product Safety and Standards is working with industry, retailers, charities and others, including RoSPA, to promote the safe, responsible, and considerate use of fireworks. There are already controls on noise levels for fireworks and it is an offence to supply fireworks exceeding 120 decibels to the public. There are no...

Petition — Fireworks (25 Feb 2004)

Howard Stoate: ...and Mrs. Susan Stewart and signed by more than 750 of my constituents, mostly from the village of Hartley. My constituents welcome recent legislation restricting the sale and availability of fireworks to the general public, but feel that further legislation banning the over-the-counter sale of fireworks to the public is necessary in view of the large number of domestic accidents and...

Orders of the Day — Purchase Tax (Fireworks) (12 Feb 1962)

Mr John Arbuthnot: I have a constituency interest in this Order in that there is a firm which makes fireworks in my constituency. It employs some 500 people in all, 200 indoors and 300 out of doors. It has already had to dismiss thirty people as a result of this Order, and expects to have to dispense with the services of a good many more. It will not have escaped the notice of my hon. Friend that so far there...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pets: Fireworks (23 Nov 2020)

Victoria Prentis: Defra understands concerns about the distress noisy fireworks can cause to pets, livestock and wildlife. This is one of the reasons that there is a noise level limit of 120 decibels on fireworks for home use. It is an offence under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to cause an animal any unnecessary suffering and this includes through the misuse of fireworks. The Government is supporting the Animal...

Prime Minister: Engagements (2 Nov 2005)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Despite the tough new regulations in the Fireworks Act 2003, I am continuing to receive numerous complaints about the misuse of fireworks. At the weekend there was an horrific incident in which a Yorkshire terrier was killed when a firework was tied to its leg and ignited. Does my right hon. Friend agree that it is time to consider an outright ban on the sale of fireworks to the general...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Coronavirus (12 Nov 2020)

Paul Scully: We remain committed to promoting the safe and considerate use of fireworks through the effective legislative framework and through non-legislative measures – an action also recommended by the House of Commons Petitions Committee. This has included running a public awareness campaign on fireworks for this fireworks season involving safety charities, animal welfare organisations and retail...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fireworks: Antisocial Behaviour (9 Sep 2021)

Kit Malthouse: The Government takes the issues associated with the sale and use of fireworks seriously. There is a comprehensive regulatory framework already in place for fireworks that controls the sale, availability and use of fireworks, as well as setting a curfew and noise limit. Enforcement powers exist for local authorities to take action when fireworks are unsafe, sold illegally, or misused. Local...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Regulation (1 Nov 2021)

Paul Scully: The Government takes the issues associated with the sale and use of fireworks seriously. That is why there is a comprehensive framework already in place for fireworks which controls their availability and use, as well as setting a curfew and 120 decibel noise limits to reduce disturbance to both people and animals. The 2021 fireworks public safety information programme is now underway. The...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (20 Nov 2018)

Neil Gray: Given that the regulation of fireworks is reserved to this place and that there appears to be a spike in the use of fireworks as part of antisocial behaviour and violence, including of late in Plains, Shotts and Airdrie in my constituency, what cognisance will the UK Government take of the Scottish Government’s consultation on regulating fireworks so as better to inform how best to regulate...

Fireworks Bill (9 Sep 2003)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville: ...to clarify to both the noble Lord and the other Members of the Committee exactly what is the nature of Clause 2. As it stands, Clause 2 sets out the basis on which the Secretary of State can make fireworks regulations and the procedures which must be followed. We believe that such regulations allow the Government to make sensible regulations in order to achieve the stated aims under Clause...

Petitions — Fireworks (25 Mar 2002)

Howard Stoate: I have pleasure in presenting a petition signed by more than 2,000 residents of north Kent, most of them pet owners, expressing concern about the recent increase in private firework displays throughout the year. They feel that the suffering that their animals are forced to endure from night after night of fireworks is wholly unacceptable and unnecessary and want legislation to be introduced...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (15 Dec 2004)

Huw Irranca-Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions of individuals for (a) selling fireworks without a licence, (b) selling fireworks that did not conform to British Standards BS 7114, (c) selling adult fireworks to individuals below the age of 18 and (d) storing fireworks in an unsafe manner there were in (i) 2004 and (ii) 2003 in (A) the UK, (B) Wales and (C) the...

Orders of the Day — Fireworks Bill: New Clause. — (Marking of Fireworks.) (4 May 1951)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: It is very desirable to safeguard the public against the sale of unmarked fireworks and this Clause will definitely strengthen the Bill. At the beginning of the Clause it says that no fireworks shall come from a factory unless each bears conspicuously the name of the occupier of the factory and the address of the factory, and I should like one or two more details on those points. As...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Jul 2004)

Mr Bill Tynan: My right hon. Friend will be aware that over the next few months MPs of all parties will receive substantial complaints in their postbags about fireworks misuse. Yesterday, 8 tonnes of fireworks were seized in Gloucester. Does he accept that, unless we strengthen the Fireworks Regulations 2004, which are currently before the House, we will continue to suffer the problems of the illegal...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Fireworks: Safety (18 Jan 2016)

Anna Soubry: I am aware of concerns raised recently regarding the safety of fireworks available for sale to the general public. However, I have no immediate plans to review the regulations governing their use. The general public are allowed by law to buy and use Category 1 to 3 fireworks which have low risk and noise levels and are considered safe for family use and for private displays in residential...

Questions to the Mayor of London — New Year’s Eve 2018 Fireworks cost: New Year’s Eve 2018 Fireworks cost (29 Jan 2019)

Sadiq Khan: London’s spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks is the largest annual display in Europe. It is enjoyed by over 100,000 spectators, watched by over 11 million people on television across the UK and is beamed out to tens of millions across the world, promoting London on the world stage. The total budget for the 2018 fireworks was £2.3 million. This is the same as 2017 and in line with the...


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.