One of four voters in a polling station in Rhonnda casts her ballot
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BBC Rewind: Polling stations small and red

Two tiny polling stations in Prestwich and Rhondda are notable for quite different reasons. In the constituency of Bury South, the owners of a semi-detached house in Prestwich whose garage doubles as a polling station declare themselves uninterested in politics and do not vote. In the Welsh constituency of Rhonnda, a remote cottage has a polling station in the kitchen and an electorate totalling four people, all of which voted Labour.

Clip taken from BBC News, first broadcast 9 June 1983

  • 17 Nov 2014