Possible implications for Northern Ireland of the Daylight Saving Bill

Written evidence from Michael Lockyer

So long as the daylight saving covers the whole of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, there will be controversy. The solution would be to stick to GMT for the whole year.

Regions may decide to change the hours of opening and closing schools to match the daylight hours, by a locally agreed principal.

Double summertime was used in World War II. In Kent it was daylight to after 2300hrs.

10 March 2011