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 said about empty homes
On 3 May 2018, you had 11 candidates to choose from in St James ward.
Where we had their contact details, 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.