The returning officer for the Isles of Scilly passes a ballot box to a Scillonian boatman for delivery to the British mainland
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BBC Rewind: Voting on the Isles of Scilly

Ballot papers from the Isles of Scilly make their way to the mainland by either sea or air, with anything up to 1,450 votes up for grabs.

Clip taken from Decision 79, first broadcast 3 May 1979