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Fixed Penalty Notices

Home Department written question – answered on 21st February 2005.

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Photo of Mr Gerry Steinberg Mr Gerry Steinberg Labour, City of Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many fixed penalty notices were issued during the last week of October and the first week of November 2004 for (a) letting off or throwing fireworks in any highway, street, throughfare or public place, (b) possession of fireworks in a public place by those under the age of 18 years and (c) breaching the curfew time for the use of fireworks.

Photo of Hazel Blears Hazel Blears Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

The available information, relating to the four offences connected with fireworks for which penalty notices for disorder can be given, is contained in the table:

Penalty notices for disorder issued for firework offences in England and Wales between 25 October and 7 November 2004—provisional figures
Fireworks offence for which PND issued Issued between 25–31 October inclusive Issued between 1–7 November inclusive
Throwing fireworks in a thoroughfare 18 36
Breach of fireworks curfew 3 4
Possession of a Category 4 firework 2 3
Possession by under 18 of adult firework
Total PNDs issued for firework offences 23 47

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