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What changes are planned to end seasonal clock changes?

Citizens’ frequently send enquiries to the European Parliament on the topic of seasonal clock changes. Whereas some citizens call on the institution to abolish the current summer and winter-time arrangements, others are in favour of keeping them. Continue reading

Wintertime: changing of the clocks, but why?

Citizens recurrently turn to the European Parliament with comments on the changing of the clocks. Some citizens are in favour of the summertime/wintertime arrangement; others call on the Parliament to abolish it. Continue reading

Summertime: changing of the clocks, but why?

Citizens recurrently turn to the European Parliament with comments on the changing of the clocks. Some citizens are in favour of the summertime /wintertime arrangements; others call on the Parliament to abolish it. On Sunday 26 March 2017 clocks go forward, but why? Continue reading

Summertime: changing the clocks

Citizens recurrently turn to the Parliament with comments on the switch between summer and winter time. Some citizens are in favour of the summertime arrangements; others call on the Parliament to help to abolish the practice. Twice a year the clocks in all EU Member States are switched forward by one hour from winter to … Continue reading

Changing of the clocks from summertime to wintertime

Citizens recurrently turn to the Parliament with comments on the changing of the clocks. Some citizens are in favour of the summertime arrangement; others call on the Parliament to abolish summertime arrangements. On Sunday 25 October 2015 at 3 a.m., clocks in the EU were turned back one hour to 2 a.m. local standard time. … Continue reading

Ask EP – You asked, we answered

What was your EU topic of the year? In all probability we dealt with it. Check out the Ask EP review of 2014. At the end of this year, Ask EP will have treated some 10,000 letters and messages addressed to the European Parliament or its President. We receive these messages from all over Europe … Continue reading

Topics and links – October 2014

Update: This post is available in more EU languages – please see at the bottom of this post. In this issue: Hearings of the new Commissioners, EP debate on fundamental rights in Hungary, ‘Thousand-cow farm’ project in France, Turkey and the situation of Kurds in Kobane, EU relations with Russia and Ukraine, winter time. This month, … Continue reading

Fall back: from summer to winter time

Citizens recurrently turn to the Parliament with comments on the changing of the clocks between summer and winter time. Some citizens are in favour of this arrangement; others call on the Parliament to abolish summer-time arrangements. The decision on the standard time (“normal time” or “winter time”) falls within the competence of Member States. Most … Continue reading

Topics and links – April 2014

Update: This post is available in all official EU languages – please see at the bottom of this post. How can I vote in the upcoming European elections? What can the European Parliament do about the current summer-time arrangement? How does the Parliament protect animal welfare? Answers to these questions or other citizens’ concerns can … Continue reading

Summer time

Citizens recurrently turn to the Parliament with comments on summer time. Some citizens are in favour of this arrangement since they look forward to enjoying all sorts of evening leisure activities because of the natural light available. Others call on the Parliament to abolish summer-time arrangements since they do not see any advantages. The decision … Continue reading

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