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 Beverley ward, where you have 15 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.

Frederick Raymond Corbett, Kingston Independent Residents Group

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Richard Hebborn, Kingston Independent Residents Group

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Chris Walker, Green Party

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

Mary Clark, Kingston Independent Residents Group

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

Terry Paton, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Raju Pandya, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Paul Ashworth Bedforth, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Alex Cotton, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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David Gibson Nelson, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Jaesung Ha, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Lesley Anne Heap, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mark James Durrant, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Michelle Honor Gordon, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Pat Dobson, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Tariq Shabbeer, Green 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.