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At the outbreak of the Second World War, Winston Churchill put Britain’s clock forward by one hour, so that more waking hours were spent in daylight. He did this to save energy, boost morale and ensure that workers could get home before the blackout. After the war the clocks were put back one hour to their pre-war setting.

This was a mistake. Pushing the clocks permanently forward by one hour would bring substantial…

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