A fish and chip shop in Bristol became a polling station for the 2001 general election
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BBC Rewind: Fish, chips and votes

In an attempt to make voting as attractive as possible in the 2001 general election, officials in the constituency of Bristol South turned one fish and chip shop into a polling station, with a tasty reward for casting your ballot. A sign of voting practices to come, or merely a red herring?

Clip taken from BBC News, first broadcast 7 June 2001

  • 17 Nov 2014