Letter: When will the Government act to put more light in our lives?
Sunday 02 November 1997
Also, although the clocks change eight weeks before midwinter, it takes about 13 weeks to put the clocks forward and make better use of daylight again. Surely there is a case for putting the clocks forward five weeks before we actually do, to balance the weeks either side of midwinter spent with darker nights.
If there really is a need to change the clocks, perhaps a shorter period of four or five weeks either side of mid-winter would be adequate.
Angus Brendan MacNeil
Isle of Mull, Argyll
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