2021 could be the last year with a seasonal time change in the EU

The European Parliament has backed the European Commission’s proposal to abolish the system of twice-yearly changes in clock times during the autumn and spring, in favour of maintaining one continuous time in each country starting from 2021.

 If the European Council is also in agreement with the proposal, all EU member states will be able to decide whether they choose to adhere to summer time, or winter time - which may potentially leave the island of Ireland with two different time zones.

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