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An EU Commission proposal to end seasonal clock changes in 2021 which was published 12 September 2018.

Details of the proposal are available HERE .

The proposal as outlined is:

  •  the last mandatory change to Summertime would take place on 28 March 2021 after which,
  • Member States who wish to remain on Wintertime would make one last seasonal clock change on 30 October 2021.
  • Members States will remain free to choose their Standard time, on the condition that they give 18 months’ notice to the Commission.

Although negotiations are ongoing, at this point your views on this are welcome. 

Further information regarding the proposal is available HERE

Seasonal Clock Changes diagram

You can make a submission to or by completing the survey at the above link. The consultation process will remain open until 30 November 2018.
Officials at the Department are available to discuss this proposal or to meet with you should you wish to contact them at the above email address.

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