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The Scourge of Second Homes in the South West

4321740-largeYCL Executive Committee and Communist Party Cornwall Branch member Owain examines second home ownership in Cornwall .

Cornwall and the South West region of England has a particular problem when it comes to second home owners. The region is a popular holiday destination for tourists and people seeking to move here and whilst there is nothing inherently wrong with either of those there is a less wholesome side to the region’s status as a popular destination. There are many people from outside the region who are wealthy enough to be able to afford to purchase ‘second homes’ in the area which inevitably creates problems for local communities. Read More…