Livestock: Fireworks

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 3rd December 2018.

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Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Chair, Petitions Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what information his Department holds on the number of injuries caused to livestock by fireworks in the last five years.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), Government Whip

Defra does not hold details of injuries to livestock caused by fireworks and I am not aware of any such data being held centrally, although it is possible that local veterinary practices may hold some information where vets have been called out to attend to injured stock.

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