Government considers ban on fans carrying fireworks at gigs

By Nick Atkins

A motion proposing to ban the carrying or use of flares, fireworks and smoke bombs by audience members at live music events is to be proposed in the House of Commons.

Nigel Adams, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Music, will present the motion. He said: “Many people I talk to are stunned to find out that carrying and deploying flares and fireworks in the crowd at a live music event is not banned - unlike ...

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