GMT versus UTC in GB

Clive D.W. Feather clive at
Tue May 18 09:59:40 UTC 2004

Markus Kuhn said:
>> Time in the UK is defined, in statute, as Mean Time at Greenwich. An
>> attempt to alter this to UTC *was rejected* by Parliament.
> Was it actually rejected by vote, or was it just forgotten about
> because of the (to most parlamentarians) obscure nature of the topic?

I believe it ran out of time. If Parliament had wanted it, they could have
offered it more time. So I take that as rejected, even if there wasn't a
specific vote.

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