Councils are expected to be handed discretionary powers to hike charges when properties are not either regularly used or let out by their owners for at least 70 days per year.
Source: daily mail – mail online
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- 'Doubling council tax not enough': Locals brand second home clampdown 'empty face-saving spin' (daily mail – mail online)
- Council tax could DOUBLE for second home owners who do not use them enough (daily mail – mail online)