A voter makes his way out of the polling station bus in Essex during the general election of 1979
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BBC Rewind: Parking the bus to vote

The lack of a suitable building in the village of Bardfield Saling in Essex led to local officials employing a double-decker bus parked in a field to enable the 143 electors to cast their votes in the Braintree constituency.

Clip taken from Decision 79, first broadcast 3 May 1979