Interactive map exhibits the place Flintshire, Wrexham and Chester stand on the viral fireworks ban petition

Interactive map shows where Flintshire, Wrexham and Chester stand on the viral fireworks ban petition

AN INTERACTIVE map has emerged of the UK that exhibits the place a viral petition to ban the sale of fireworks to most people is hottest.

The petition calling for a ban on the sale of fireworks to most people has gathered important momentum on-line and handed 300,000 signatures as of Bonfire Evening (November 5).

The attraction reads: “Yearly increasingly more individuals, animals and wildlife get harm by fireworks. It’s time one thing was superb to cease this. There are sufficient organised firework teams round for us to nonetheless get pleasure from fireworks safely so please assist me cease the pointless sale of them to the general public!”

For Flintshire, the 2 wards rely for a complete of 1,231 signatures within the petition calling for.

Alyn and Deeside residents make up 650 signatures and an extra 581 signatures got here from Delyn.

Residents from the Clwyd West and South constituency rely for a mixed 1,124 signatures. Within the Wrexham ward, a complete of 393 individuals made their voice heard.

Emotions had been made clear in Chester with the Metropolis of Chester ward accounting for 522 signatures and people residing in Ellesmere Port and Neston had been amongst one of many areas that had the very best variety of signatures throughout the nation with 978 individuals agreeing with the ban.

Having surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold, Parliament will think about this matter for debate.

A response to the marketing campaign was issued on Bonfire Evening by the Division for Enterprise, Vitality and Industrial Technique.

A spokesman stated: “The Authorities takes the matter of fireworks security severely. This contains defending customers and the general public. Legal guidelines are in place to regulate firework availability and use.

To learn how many individuals in different areas of the UK signed the petition, observe this hyperlink.

* Figures are appropriate as of 1.30pm on Wednesday, November 6. The map information is regularly being up to date as extra individuals signal the petition.

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