Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer to Question 119263 of 18 December 2017 on Fireworks: Antisocial Behaviour, to Question 119263, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of strengthening existing regulations on the (a) supply, (b) storage, (c) possession and (d) use of fireworks.
Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce the effect of fireworks on the local environment.
Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of the current regulatory framework on the sale and use of fireworks for preventing their anti-social use.
Julian Sturdy: ...the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations she has received from members of the public and civil society groups on tighter restrictions on the use of fireworks; and what she steps she is taking in response to those representations.
Stephen Morgan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government is taking to encourage suppliers to stock fireworks with a noise level of less than 90 dB for public display.
Yasmin Qureshi: ...the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has made on developing a fact-based evidence base relating to firework safety; and if the OPSS will make that evidence base available to the public.
Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to provide local licensing authorities with greater powers to control the use of fireworks by members of the public at all times of day and all days of the year.
Alison Thewliss: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent progress her Department has made in its assessment of the use of fireworks in the UK.
Tom Arthur: ...South constituency. The first is an awfy Scottish winter wonderland, which is an annual event that takes place in Barrhead. It features live Christmas music, pony rides, a Santa express train, a fireworks display and opportunities to take photos with Santa himself. Entrance to the event is free of charge, but a small donation is requested in return for having such photos taken. All the...
Fireworks Review Group (Veterans)
Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect wildlife from public and private firework displays.
Paul Farrelly: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of restricting firework use to (a) licensed public displays at certain times of year and (b) organised events.
Ronnie Cowan: Fireworks in politics can be entertaining. Unfortunately, fireworks of explosive types can cause great distress to sensitive people, pets and livestock. The SNP Scottish Government ran a 14-week consultation and received over 16,000 responses: 94% of respondents said that they would welcome increased controls on the sale of fireworks. The relevant legislation covers consumer protection on...
Ged Killen: I know that the Government are not minded to change the laws on firework sales, but as it is this time of year, may we have a debate on the possibility of devolving to the Scottish Government the necessary powers to ban the sale of fireworks?
Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will undertake to (a) review fireworks regulations and (b) reduce the maximum permitted noise level of fireworks.
Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent representations her Department has received on the sale of fireworks to the general public.
Alison Thewliss: Bonfire night is almost upon us again, and my constituents in Pollokshields are already under firework bombardment. The Scottish Government have carried out a consultation which received over 16,000 responses, 94% of which wanted more control over sales. There is no evidence of action from the Leader of the House’s colleagues in Government, so will he give me a statement on what his...
Kenneth Macintosh: ...2019 2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Ministerial Statement: Promoting the Safe and Appropriate use of Fireworks in Scotland followed by Scottish Government Debate: Improving Disability Assistance in Scotland followed by Committee Announcements followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary...