Charlotte Leslie MP (Con, Bristol North West) has welcomed the Chancellor's reduction of beer duty by 1p a pint. She has told our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine that it will help boost pubs, which she says are vital to rural economies.
They also employ huge numbers of young people, she said, arguing that the measure will also assist youth employment.
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