Time change

25 September 2019
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With the yearly debate about changing the clocks coming round again, a question I have asked for many years is: why, if it is done for daylight-saving, they change back in late October, two months before the shortest day, but don’t go forward until three months after (late March).

Can someone explain why?

Robert Rogers, by email

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