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 Shadwell ward, where you have 13 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.

Dominic Buxton, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: If elected, I pledge to vote in favour of doubling council tax on empty homes in Tower Hamlets and use Council powers to their full extent to put empty properties back into use for local residents.
Rabina Khan, People's Alliance of Tower Hamlets

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

Ana Miah, People's Alliance of Tower Hamlets

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Ben Hyde Hart, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Bodruzzaman Shamim, Aspire

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Charlotte Norton, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Daryl Stafford, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Des Ellerbeck, Conservative and Unionist Party

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Freda Graf, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Jonathan Page, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Kazi Mohammad Gous-Miah, Independent

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Mohammad Harun Miah, Aspire

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Ruhul Amin, 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.