[tz] Europe/Glasgow looming?
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Fri Aug 15 07:36:08 UTC 2014
Paul Eggert said:
>> Northern Ireland would remain part of the UK, so remains on GMT/BST.
> The BBC article was exploring the reverse possibility, i.e., that
> Scotland would stay on GMT/BST whereas the remaining UK would switch to
I'm not at all convinced that there's the public support for such a change,
particularly if it means losing "Greenwich" from the name.
>> The Republic of Ireland remains a separate country.
> As it happens, an Oireachtas committee is considering a time zone change
> for the Republic of Ireland.
> However, it could cause Northern Ireland
> to lean more to switching to CET/CEST,
But NI doesn't have the authority to do that separately - it's not a
> and this in turn could make
> matters more interesting for the Scots, who tend to be opposed to such a
Right. But if they're independent then what the UK does doesn't affect
them (modulo border issues).
But I still think we should wait until the referendum.
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