Have your say: Should UK scrap clock change after Brits vote to keep Daylight Saving Time?

Have your say: Should UK scrap clock change after Brits vote to keep Daylight Saving Time?

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CLOCK changes last night put the UK one hour ahead, with British Summer Time (BST) now in effect for another seven months. Should the UK scrap clock changes?

Daylight saving time: Why do the clocks go forward?

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The UK entered BST last night, with 1am becoming 2am and Britons losing an hour of sleep.

Clocks will remain unchanged for another seven months until GMT arrives again on October 30.

But recent research shows that people would prefer the change not take place at all.

UK scrap daylight savings time have your say

Should UK scrap clock changes after Brits voted to keep Daylight Saving Time? (Image: GETTY)

In a recent poll, lighting firm 4lite found that a majority of Britons would prefer the UK stay in Daylight Savings Time.

Of the 1,004 people they quizzed between March 22 and March 23, 75.8 percent said they would prefer the Government stopped changing the clocks.

Only 11.6 percent of people said they would keep the practice as it is now.

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