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Daylight Saving — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 22nd May 2013.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley Lord Berkeley Labour 11:06 am, 22nd May 2013

My Lords, taking into account the value of a human life, which I think the department uses in looking at accidents, I calculate that on the noble Earl’s figures the saving would be in the order of £5 billion. He was much vaguer about the economic downsides. Will he explain more about the economic disadvantages of this change?