Time zone vote on Jersey

Steffen Thorsen straen at thorsen.priv.no
Thu Oct 16 07:22:37 UTC 2008

Jesper Norgaard Welen wrote:
> According to TIMESONLINE there will be a vote in "Jersey's first 
> referendum to decide whether to reset the clocks to Central European 
> Time -  an hour ahead of United Kingdom"
> http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article4944918.ece
> According to the article 70 percent of businesses asked were against 
> this because most trading is with the UK, not France. But of course 
> the public vote decides.
It seems the majority of people were against as well, as there were 
6,564 votes for, and 17,230 votes against moving to CET.
According to BBC: "States members will make the final decision, as the 
result of the referendum is not binding."

Best regards,
Steffen - timeanddate.com

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