Tower Hamlets Borough Council has 1,170 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,170 unfurnished and empty homes in Tower Hamlets Borough Council, of which 65 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

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

Alistair Polson, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: This should have been done immediately the power became available.
Asma Begum, Labour Party

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

Agnieszka Kendrick, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Altaf Hussain, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Anne Victoria Silberbauer, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Habibur Rahman, Aspire

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Liza Franchi, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Mohammed Kamrul Islam Tanim, Aspire

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Samuel Hall, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Val Whitehead, Labour Party

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.