HC Deb 05 November 1980 vol 991 c567W
Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether he proposes to give a warning about the disposal of foam-filled furniture on bonfires and its dangers.

Mrs. Sally Oppenheim

In my message on firework safety on 13 October 1980, I included a warning against building upthe strength of your bonfire by throwing old foam filled furniture on to it", and have reiterated the warning several times during radio broadcasts.