Support for the people of St Ives over second homes

The chairman of Exmoor National Park has lent her backing to the people of St Ives in Cornwall after their vote against second homes.

  • Read: Voters approve ban on second homes in St Ives

The National Park Authority was the first area in the country to insist all new homes are sold to local people as the main occupants.

Lynmouth and Lynton - which you can just see at the top of the cliff railway

Exmoor's policy is to safeguard the future of communities. It followed a similar referendum in Lynton and Lynmouth.