The manager of a bingo hall in Bedford has welcomed the move to cut in half the amount of tax bingo halls pay.
Richard Astill from Mecca Bingo in Bedford said it would mean more opportunities to invest across the industry.
The man behind the campaign to cut the bingo tax was the MP for Harlow Robert Halfon.
Click below to hear from Richard Astill of Mecca Bingo, Bedford.
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