Ban fireworks! Enjoy fireworks safely
Each year in the UK, about 1,000 people are injured by fireworks.
Many millions of people take part in private firework displays or visit public displays without injury at all.
Since 1996, four people have been killed in firework accidents in the UK.
True, but to put the danger into perspective, each month 250 people are killed in road accidents.
The hazards are too great. People can be scarred for life
The hazards are great but fireworks are generally safe if handled correctly. See FIREWORK SAFETY.
They scare pets.
Many pets do not like the loud noises and should be kept indoors.
Fantastic displays are great celebrations.