Open Letter to Office for Product Safety and Standards
Nov 16, 2018 —
To the Office for Product Safety and Standards, CEO Graham Russell,
I’ve been campaigning for over 4 years now for a change in the fireworks law, because I know the terror and suffering that animals go through because of the loud bangs. A friend’s horse aborted her foal due to the stress caused while fireworks were going off. We know that fireworks have a negative impact on animals and this is not just companion animals such as dogs and horses, but also wildlife and farm animals.
A review of fireworks laws could help bring an end to this suffering, by moving to regulations that both allows people to enjoy them – while minimising the harm to animals.
Over 356,000 people have signed my petition asking you to review fireworks regulations. There is growing public concern for action on this issue and I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss this important matter. I will be at your offices on Wednesday 21st November at 1pm to hand in this petition. You have a chance to make a huge impact on the lives of so many animals across the country. I look forward to hearing from you.
This letter has been published, over 356,000 people are expecting a response.
FAB Firework Abatement campaign
If you would like to back me up with this, you could, email OPSS,
email your MP, remind them of the debate on 26th November and tell them how fireworks affect you and yours.
OR, you could come to Birmingham and support me there.. Bring a photo of your pet that is affected by fireworks. I will be there between 12.00 and 1.30. the offices are
Office for Product Safety and Standards
Lower Ground Floor
Victoria Square House
It would be amazing to have some actual people type support.. :)
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