Waltham Forest Borough Council has 1,077 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,077 unfurnished and empty homes in Waltham Forest Borough Council, of which 142 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Hatch Lane 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 Waltham Forest Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.

Michael Hugh William Holloway, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Rebecca Mary Redwood, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Rosemary Green, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Tim James, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Marion Joyce Fitzgerald, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Geoff Walker, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Jenny Lennox, Labour and Co-operative Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Lesley Anne Finlayson, Labour and Co-operative Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Liz Fenton, Labour and Co-operative Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Ted Cooke, Liberal Democrats

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.