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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Animal Welfare: Fireworks (30 Nov 2018)

Danielle Rowley: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps are being taken to protect animals from the effects of fireworks.

Scottish Parliament: St Andrew’s Day 2018 (29 Nov 2018)

George Adam: ...occasions and I always manage to mention what we are doing in Renfrewshire and Paisley with regard to St Andrew’s day. In Paisley, it is part of the winter events that start with the fantastic fireworks display, followed by switching on the Christmas lights and then St Andrew’s day. Paisley First, which set up the business improvement district, is having a winter festival in the town...

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (28 Nov 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: ...has been described as the worst attack of its kind in a decade. Firefighters were called to an incident in which a car was driven on to a bonfire, and they were pelted with bricks, bottles, and fireworks. The firefighters were ambushed and cordoned in by criminal “pool” cars. It is difficult to comprehend the mindset of someone who actively sets out physically to harm those on whom we...

Written Answers — Home Office: Fireworks: Misuse (27 Nov 2018)

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many incidents of fireworks misuse the police were called to attend in each of the last three years.

Fireworks: Public Sales — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (26 Nov 2018)

Helen Jones: ...not finished my sentence. She has said she believes that she needs to collect more data and that there has been no unanimity in this debate. This debate was unanimous about wanting more controls on fireworks. She said that she is sorry for our emergency services, but she has put forward no way—

Petition - Review the Regulations and Control of Fireworks (20 Nov 2018)

Martyn Day: I rise to present a petition from my constituents regarding the regulation and control of fireworks. My office has seen a growing number of complaints about the issue each year. I have been inundated by videos of distressed pets that are clearly upset as a result of acoustic stress. In answer to my written question, the Government said that they have “no plans to amend the regulations”...

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...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Packaging (19 Nov 2018)

Jim Fitzpatrick: ...for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of bringing forward legislative proposals after the UK has left the EU on graphic warnings on firework packaging on the health dangers from the misuse of pyrotechnics.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fireworks: Regulation (19 Nov 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to amend the regulations on the sale or use of fireworks to (a) further restrict the sale of fireworks and (b) restrict the use of fireworks to certain specified occasions.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Fireworks: Yorkshire and the Humber (14 Nov 2018)

Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what information his Department holds on the number of (a) people and (b) animals injured in incidents involving fireworks at private, non-organised events during November in each of the last five years in Yorkshire and Humber.

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (13 Nov 2018)

Jeremy Lefroy: A firework factory explosion in my constituency killed two members of the public and there was a criminal conviction as a result. The widow of one of those people applied to the criminal injuries compensation scheme, but was refused. Will my hon. Friend look at the scope of the scheme to ensure that such injuries are included in future?

Scottish Parliament: Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (13 Nov 2018)

Alison Harris: ...to 14 or 16, but that could have unintended consequences. We have heard disturbing stories from throughout the UK about the number of stabbings in London, the rise in gang culture, youths throwing fireworks at people in the streets, and the rate in Scotland of teenagers taking knives to school. It is apparent that more work is needed before we explore further the idea of raising the age of...

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

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what guidance his Department provides to local authorities on the effect of fireworks on pets.

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

Angela Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to introduce graphic warnings on fireworks packaging.

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

Angela Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure young children are protected from firework-related injuries.

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

Martyn Day: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to amend the regulations on the sale or use of fireworks (a) to reduce the maximum decibel level of fireworks purchasable by the general public and (b) encourage the use of low noise fireworks.

Scottish Parliament: Emergency Workers (7 Nov 2018)

Liam Kerr: ...use of stop and search. The review of the appalling attacks that took place against emergency crews on bonfire night last year identified a gap in police powers in respect of searching over-18s for fireworks. Unfortunately, again a number of serious incidents occurred this year, including youths firing fireworks directly at the police. The Scottish National Party must close the gap and...

Assessment and Treatment Units: Vulnerable People: Child Maintenance (6 Nov 2018)

Alison Thewliss: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Over the past few days, residents in my constituency, and particularly in Pollokshields, have been plagued by fireworks being set off and used as weapons. I understand that injury has been caused to a child, and that fireworks have been aimed at police officers, as well as members of the public. Have you been given any indication, perhaps by Ministers from the...

Firework Season (Protection of Emergency Workers) (6 Nov 2018)

Firework Season (Protection of Emergency Workers)


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