Newham Borough Council has 1,327 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,327 unfurnished and empty homes in Newham Borough Council, of which 488 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Stratford and New Town ward, where you have 12 candidates to choose from.

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

Gareth Evans, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

James Rumsby, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Rachel Collinson, Green Party

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

Andrius Kavaliauskas, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Esther Smith, Christian Peoples Alliance

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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John Falana, Christian Peoples Alliance

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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John Milton Oxley, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Joshua Isaac Daniel Garfield, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Nareser Osei, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Shardi Claire Shameli, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sheree Venessa Miller, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Terence Matthew Paul, 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.