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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 Grocott Lord Grocott Labour 11:06 am, 22nd May 2013

The Minister talked about going back. Is it not worth while looking at the history book rather than the crystal ball on this issue? It has been tried once and Parliament, the Government and presumably public opinion—my memory is not that precise—decided that it was an experiment that had not been successful and that we should revert to the previous situation. In the spirit of openness, will the Minister place in the Library a copy of the arguments that were used in order to end the experiment that was deemed at the time to have been unsuccessful?