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 Westbourne 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.

Adam John Walsworth Hug, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: We will use the money raised to invest in an empty properties team to take action on empty homes, shops and businesses. We will also campaign for greater transparency for homes owned by off-shore companies.
David Boothroyd, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: It's a manifesto pledge for our party and I have been arguing for extra council tax on empty homes for years.
Papya Qureshi, 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
Angelos-Stylianos Chryssogelos, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Angus James Wyatt, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Anthony Peter Williams, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Holly Rose Robinson, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mary Helena Elizabeth Armstrong, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Theodore Roos, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Thomas Jasper Gwyndaf Davies, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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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.