Hackney Borough Council has 1,681 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,681 unfurnished and empty homes in Hackney Borough Council, of which 490 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Shacklewell ward, where you have 8 candidates to choose from.

We emailed candidates to ask: If elected, will you vote to double council tax on empty homes in Hackney Borough Council, and work to end the scandal of properties being left empty? Here's what they said.

Teresa Janine Clark, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: https://www.libdems.org.uk/11000-homes-across-uk-empty-ten
Richard David Lufkin, Labour Party

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

Michelle Gregory, Labour Party

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

Agnieszka Wypych, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Andrzej Krajewski, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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James Joseph Mcdonald, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Stefan Peter Liberadzki, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Victor Manuel De Almeida Alberto, 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.