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Fireworks (Injuries)

Volume 84: debated on Tuesday 22 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many children (a) aged under 13 years and (b) aged between 13 and 15 years were injured by fireworks in 1982, 1983 and 1984.

A table showing the number of people who required hospital treatment for injuries caused by fireworks in 1982, 1983 and 1984 was published in the Official Report on 12 March 1985. For the hon. Member's convenience, the number of children involved were:




Aged under 13 years265337281
Aged 13–15 years149173208