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Cut in bingo duty could save halls in the East

The MP for Harlow Robert Halfon has campaigned to lower bingo duty. In his Budget, the Chancellor announced the tax would be halved. Bingo halls in this region say it could secure their future.

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Cut in bingo tax could mean 'bigger prizes' for players

The Harlow MP Robert Halfon was in his local bingo hall less than 24 hours after winning a major concession in George Osborne's budget.

Mr Halfon told ITV News Anglia that a cut in the bingo tax from 20% to 10% could mean bigger prizes for bingo players as well as more investment in the industry.

Click below to watch Malcolm Robertson's report.

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