Westminster City Council has 385 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 385 unfurnished and empty homes in Westminster City Council.

What your candidates say about empty homes

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

Dafydd Wyn Elis, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: All Westminster Labour candidates are supporting this pledge, please see pages 10-11 of our manifesto: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/labourclp250/pages/1096/attachments/original/1521622381/Westminster_Labour_2018_Manifesto.pdf?1521622381
Maggie Carman, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Max Sullivan, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: All Westminster Labour candidates are supporting this pledge, please see pages 10-11 of our manifesto: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/labourclp250/pages/1096/attachments/original/1521622381/Westminster_Labour_2018_Manifesto.pdf?1521622381
Patrick Joseph Ryan, Liberal Democrats

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

Richard Holloway, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Emily Payne, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Francis Richard Elcho, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Lionel Fry, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Phillip Lindsay Kerle, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sarah Gonzales Ryan, Liberal Democrats

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.