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.
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