Kingston upon Thames Borough Council has 1,221 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,221 unfurnished and empty homes in Kingston upon Thames Borough Council, of which 131 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Berrylands ward, where you have 13 candidates to choose from.

We emailed candidates to ask: If elected, will you vote to double council tax on empty homes in Kingston upon Thames Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.

Oliver Marcus Eakin, Kingston Independent Residents Group

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: I have already agreed to lobby the government to end property hoarding by doubling council tax for empty properties.
Sushila Abraham, Liberal Democrats

Has been sent the pledge, but hasn't replied yet

Mike Head, Conservative and Unionist Party

Has been sent the pledge, but hasn't replied yet

Anita Margaret Schaper, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Claire Harding, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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John Sweeney, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Kate Whitmarsh, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Marley Robinson, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Nannette Herbert, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Nicholas Rogers, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Peter Whitworth, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Rob Brownlie, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sarah-Jane Brownlie, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Candidate names and information from Democracy Club.

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Where and how to vote

You can vote between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 3 May 2018 at your local polling station. You don't need to take your polling card with you, or any ID. Find your polling station.