[tz] European Parliament votes to drop DST by 2021, leaving it to member states

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Tue Mar 26 15:59:31 UTC 2019

John Wilcock said:
> > Under the proposal, each member state would decide amongst three options:
> > 
> >   * to continue with twice-a-year clock changes,
> >   * to stick permanently to summer time, or
> >   * to stick permanently to winter time.
> According to 
> https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/summary.do?id=1576465&t=e&l=en 
> (the committee report on which the full European Parliament voted 
> today), only the last two options would be permitted; no further 
> twice-yearly changes would be permitted.

That seems more likely; changes to the difference between countries cause
far more problems than having a constant difference. That's why they
harmonized the change date in the first place.

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