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Second Homes: Cornwall

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many and what percentage of homes in Cornwall are registered as second homes. (234042)

There were 13,201 properties registered as second homes for council tax purposes in Cornwall in October 2007. This is 5.4 per cent. of the total number of dwellings in Cornwall at that time.

The data are from a snapshot taken each year and are as recorded, in council tax base returns submitted annually, by each local authority.