Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council has 1,702 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 1,702 unfurnished and empty homes in Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council, of which 603 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Earl's Court ward, where you have 12 candidates to choose from.

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

Bruno Diantantou, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Danny Sweeney, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Linda Anne Wade, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: The Buy-to-Leave scandal not only inflates the property market but contributes to the lack of homes available but contributes to 'lights out' neighbourhoods.
Samantha Batra, Labour Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Malcolm David Spalding, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Callum Dorrington Hutton, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Carmel Bridget McLoughlin, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Erwin Schaefer, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Hamish Adourian, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Harry Baden-Powell, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Lloyd Lewis North, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Mike Jones, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

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.