Labour is planning a second homes ban in Brighton “within a year”, as Britain’s original seaside resort becomes the latest to revolt against the rise of holiday homes.
Members of one the country’s most prominently left-wing councils are gearing up for the local elections on May 4 and intend to unleash a package of measures to fight against the rise in second home ownership, which they say is making it difficult for local residents to find places to live.
The proposals include a ban on second homes similar to those already imposed in popular seaside towns such as St Ives in Cornwall, as well as a registration scheme and planning restrictions for holiday let owners.
I assume she has a home in her constituency. And one in London. That’s two. So she’s buggered.
Or are they going to be antinomian about this? Of course this doesn’t apply to the righteous?