Merton Borough Council has 1,153 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,153 unfurnished and empty homes in Merton Borough Council, of which 168 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Ravensbury ward, where you have 14 candidates to choose from.

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

Mark Gale, Independent

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Somayeh Aghnia, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Tom Killick, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Tracy Wilson, Independent

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

Stephen Alambritis, Labour Party

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

Peter Joseph McCabe, Labour Party

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

Christopher Michael Holt, Independent

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

Amanda Jane Harvey, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Anton Gjeta, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Daniel Jon Page, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Henry Richard Lennox Nelless, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Natasha Dawn Irons, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Richard Arthur Shillito, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Terry Sullivan, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

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.