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Grant Shapps has been criticised for a patronising tweet he sent about 'hardworking people'

Hardworking social media users have responded to a Grant Shapps' Budget tweet about beer and bingo tax cuts.

The Conservative party chairman has been roundly criticised for sending a celebratory tweet that was perceived as patronising "hardworking people".

Shapps, who was reacting to chancellor George Osborne's 2014 Budget, said cutting beer duty by a penny and halving taxes on bingo halls from 20% to 10 would help "hardworking people do more of the things they enjoy".

The MP's intervention provoked a furious - and humorous - response on social media, with some highlighting the "Tory toff" tag the party is so desperate to shed. Here are some of the highlights: