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 Leyton ward, where you have 11 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.

Bob Sullivan, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Whitney Ihenachor, Labour Party

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

Simon John Miller, Labour Party

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

Jacob Stewart Edwards, Labour Party

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

Farooq Qureshi, Liberal Democrats

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

Ed Bird, Liberal Democrats

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

Boguslawa Anna Danielewicz, Duma Polska = Polish Pride

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Cédric Gérôme, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Michael Caplan, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Patricia Branagan, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Rommel Moseley, Conservative and Unionist 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.