Second homes are blighting our villages and dales. These houses are not ‘homes’ they are a ‘toy’. The price of housing is driven out of the reach of local young people. Paying Council Tax at reduced rate is ‘morally’ wrong.
LIBERALS will call for an increased rate of Council Tax on second homes.
Ryedale has a need for more housing for the young and those on low incomes – an increase in ‘social housing’. Ryedale should adopt some form of the Gayssot Law.