Wandsworth Borough Council has 486 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 486 unfurnished and empty homes in Wandsworth Borough Council, of which 104 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

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

Guy Senior, Conservative and Unionist Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

James Frew, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Sara Linton, Labour Party

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

Samantha Heath, Labour Party

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

Richard Davis, Liberal Democrats

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

Jonathan Cook, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

James Cousins, Renew

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

Alexander Harlow, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Hugh Byrne, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mohammad Zaheer, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Simon Shields, 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.