[tz] Europe/Taunton?

Peter Ilieve peter at aldie.co.uk
Fri Jan 20 18:00:43 UTC 2012

On 18 Jan 2012, at 15:05, Zefram wrote:

> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-16611058
>    Mr Rees-Mogg has tabled an amendment to the proposed legislation
>    suggesting the "the county of Somerset as defined by the Lieutenants
>    Act shall revert to the customary time used prior to the Great
>    Western Railway time established in 1840".

It looks as though we will be spared Jacob Rees-Mogg's eccentric Europe/Taunton.
Rebecca Harris' Daylight Saving Bill was talked out at its report stage
today. It is just possible that the government will give it some of its
own time, but I think that is unlikely.

So another attempt to move the UK's clocks fails. I doubt it will be
the last.

The BBC news report on this is at

The report stage debate is currently at
That URL is always for the current day, so will change to Monday's business
on Monday. The Hansard report for this debate will then be linked from
the Daylight Saving Bill page at

		Peter Ilieve		peter at aldie.co.uk

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