Letter: When will the Government act to put more light in our lives?

Your lament against putting back the clocks reminds us that time should be adjusted to meet human and social needs, not the other way around ("Give the Scots the time of day", 26 October). Fine, let Scotland go its own way. But since the vast majority of people in England and Wales (more than 80 per cent according to some polls) want lighter evenings, what can be done to get a distracted Parliament, with other things on its mind, to act by next autumn instead of dragging its heels, year in and year out, on this important issue?

Richard Friend

London SE5

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