Richmond upon Thames Borough Council has 977 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 977 unfurnished and empty homes in Richmond upon Thames Borough Council, of which 117 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Heathfield ward, where you have 10 candidates to choose from.

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

John Coombs, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Peter Dul, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

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

Alan David Butler, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Buddhi Weerasinghe, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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George Edward Dryja, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Jan Kilsby, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Lesley Pollesche, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Michael Wilson, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Ranjeev Walia, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sergio Cortes Allsopp, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Candidate names and information from Democracy Club.

For candidates

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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.