Changing the clocks every summer and winter could soon be a thing of the past.
The European Parliament has today voted in favour of a resolution to ask the European Commission to thoroughly examine 'summer-time arrangements' - and potentially come up with a proposal to change the biannual clock change.
MEPs in favour of the change say it now puts pressure firmly on the European Commission - which has in the past been reluctant to change the system.
Research suggests that even a one-hour time change twice a year might throw off your body clock, possibly affecting your health and safety, at least temporarily.
— Georg von Harrach (@yourmeps) February 8, 2018
Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly has been campaigning for the abolition of daylights saving time, and welcomed the results of today's vote: