We, the undersigned, oppose giving millions to tax-dodging second-home owners.
It is unacceptable that 7,000 holiday homes in Cornwall are each being offered £10,000 without any attempt to differentiate between genuine businesses and tax-dodgers.
We are calling on the Government to ask two simple questions before paying grants:
- Did you have any paying guests last year? (If not, then you don't need a £10,000 grant this year)
- Have you cancelled all visitors and will you remain in your primary residence during the COVID lockdown? (If not, then you are not protecting the NHS or helping to save lives, so you should not receive any grants)