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 St James ward, where you have 11 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.

Yvonne Tracey, Kingston Independent Residents Group

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Ken Smith, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Jack Edward Cheetham, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Alex Scales, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Annette Wookey, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Caroline Ewha Kim, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Gerry Jones, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Linda Winifred Holligan, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sarah Kathleen O'Flynn, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Simon Edwards, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Tim Cobbett, Liberal Democrats

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.