John Stapleton considers the case of Bill Boaks, the fringe party candidate who has lost 19 deposits
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BBC Rewind: Lieutenant Commander Bill Boaks

One of 83 parties competing at the 1979 general election, the Public Safety Democratic Monarchist White Resident party was the latest incarnation of serial deposit loser, Bill Boaks. As John Stapleton explains, Boaks had previously lost 19 deposits and with them the grand total of £2,850.

Clip taken from Decision 79, first broadcast 3 May 1979