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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Sales (7 Oct 2019)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate her Department has made of the level of support for a ban on the public sale of fireworks.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Animal Welfare (4 Oct 2019)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to protect animals from the effects of fireworks.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Antisocial Behaviour (4 Oct 2019)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps her Department has taken to tackle the anti-social use of fireworks.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Palestinians: Detainees (6 Aug 2019)

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they intend to make to the government of Israel about reports that Palestinian students were detained for celebrating their graduation with fireworks.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Sales (30 Jul 2019)

Ian Murray: ...of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing a timescale for the information gathering exercise on the public sale of fireworks.

Brexit: European Investment Bank (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (16 Jul 2019)

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke: ...will be an extremely hard act to follow. I regret that we will no longer have the wisdom of the noble Lord, Lord Butler, and I hope that someone reports to the Treasury, fastish, the idea that a firework should be put under them, because I cannot think of a greater threat from the noble Lord. If I may say, it would not have happened in his day, because it would not have been needed....

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (9 Jul 2019)

Petitions: Fireworks. 2:15 pm; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ...McParland, Government Relations Manager, RSPCA Assistant Chief Constable Andy Prophet, lead for Anti-Social Behaviour, National Police Chiefs Council Chris Kemp, lead for Petroleum, Explosives and Fireworks, National Fire Chiefs Council.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (2 Jul 2019)

Petitions: Fireworks. 2:15 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Dr Paul Logan, Director, Chemicals, Explosives and Biological Hazards Division, Health and Safety Executive Rachel Hallam, Chair of Fireworks Enforcement Liaison Group and Petroleum & Safety Officer, Trading Standards Service, Worcestershire County Council Edward Woodall, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Association of Convenience Stores Liz Vann, Chartered Environmental Health Officer,...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (25 Jun 2019)

Petitions: Fireworks. 2:15 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Steve Raper, Vice Chairman, British Firework Association Fraser Stevenson, Director, Absolute Fireworks

High Streets and Town Centres in 2030 — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (13 Jun 2019)

Douglas Chapman: ...small part thanks to the efforts of Dunfermline Delivers to maintain footfall in the town. It has been working hard to diversify what the town has to offer. For example, we have one of the biggest fireworks displays in Scotland, attracting 40,000 visitors every year, as well as a popular food and craft weekend. My personal favourite is the Outwith festival, which is run by Dunfermline...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (11 Jun 2019)

Alison Thewliss: The Scottish Government’s consultation on fireworks closed last month, having received 16,000 responses. Can the Minister update us on the UK Government’s action on fireworks, and can she guarantee that my constituents in Pollokshields will not have to suffer as they did last November?

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (11 Jun 2019)

Petitions: Fireworks. 2:15 pm; Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Sue Kerr, petitioner

Questions to the Mayor of London — Anti-social behaviour: Anti-social behaviour (23 May 2019)

Sadiq Khan: ...some cases it can escalate into serious crime. I would remind the Assembly that ASB is a broad category of crime, ranging from abandoned vehicles, prostitution‑related activity, to the misuse of fireworks. Earlier this year [2019], the Police and Crime Committee under Assembly Member O’Connell’s chairmanship expressed concerns about sharing best practice across London, and it is a...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Safety (25 Apr 2019)

Alison Thewliss: ...ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress the Office for Product Safety and Standards has made on the development of its evidence base on the safety of fireworks.

Questions to the Mayor of London — Pyrotechnic/possession of flare: Pyrotechnic/possession of flare (10 Apr 2019)

Sadiq Khan: Please see the table below for the number of incidents of ‘Possession of Fireworks in or Entering Sports Ground’ and the subsequent outcomes. It should be noted that this is a non-notifable offence. Year 2016 2017 2018 01 - Charged/Summonsed 3 9 5 02 - Caution - youth 2 0 0 03 - Caution - adult 2 4 0 08 - Community Resolution 1 1 1 15 – Susp. id; V supports; evidential difficulties 5 4...

European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill: Duties in connection with Article 50 extension (8 Apr 2019)

Bill Cash: I must admit that if I were to, there would be quite a lot of fireworks in the European Parliament—I can assure the hon. Gentleman of that. I have no doubt whatever that what those involved are doing by creating circumstances in which the European elections could take place is not only to undermine the vote that was taken in June 2016, but, in addition, to humiliate this country by virtue...

Votes at 16 — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (3 Apr 2019)

Chloe Smith: ...(Wales) Act 2017 raised the minimum age for getting tongue and intimate piercings in Wales to 18. That is a recent way in which the age has gone upwards. A non-health example is that of buying fireworks, which has also been mentioned. There is a serious consistency point. Someone is either old enough or they are not, and that is not only an idea that is based on health examples—there are...

Exiting the European Union (Consumer Protection) (25 Feb 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...people’s watches, in paint, or in the different chemicals that are applied not only in pharmaceuticals but in a wide variety of things that we just take for granted. They are even a key part of fireworks, because without chemicals—the inorganic chemicals, in particular—we would not get the wide range of colours. I do not know if you were here, Madam Deputy Speaker, on the night when...

Amritsar Massacre: Centenary - Question for Short Debate (19 Feb 2019)

Lord Mawson: ...Richard turned up at Kingsley Hall in his green Rolls-Royce with his wife Sheila Sim. Together, on that March evening, we reopened the Hall to a packed street and cheering East End crowds, with fireworks and lasers firing into the night sky. Richard, like Gandhi, had not only a sense of occasion but also a moral compass, in which passion and a practical business sense that gets things...

Secondary School Opening Hours — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (11 Feb 2019)

Martyn Day: ...of the body clock mechanisms of the young. The petition received 431 signatures from my constituency, which makes it the second most popular in my area. It is second only to the petition on fireworks. To recap quickly the position in Scotland, the Schools General (Scotland) Regulations 1975, as amended, require schools under education authority management in Scotland to be open for 190...


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