Tory party chairman: 'I drink beer and I love a game of bingo'

The Conservative party chairman has hit back at criticism of an advert he tweeted celebrating the cuts in bingo tax and beer duty that opponents called "condescending". Grant Shapps told the BBC: "Personally, I drink beer and I love a game of bingo".

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Tories attacked for 'out of touch' bingo and beer tweet

The Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been criticised by Labour for tweeting a poster celebrating the cut in bingo tax and beer duty announced in today's Budget that "helps hardworking people do more of the things they enjoy."

Labour's media team has responded:

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