Cornwall war on holiday homes

Sarah Coles
St Ives
St Ives

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Cornwall has become the first local council to scrap the second home council tax discount - so people with Cornish holiday properties will find themselves paying the full whack for both their homes. Meanwhile, empty homes will be charged extra.

So why is it doing this, and what effect will it have?
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