Southwark Borough Council has 5,418 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 5,418 unfurnished and empty homes in Southwark Borough Council, of which 1,035 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

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

Helen Claire Dennis, Labour and Co-operative Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: Agree that this is a priority area and glad that in our last budget Southwark Council agreed to double council tax on empty homes left empty. If elected I’ll also work with colleagues to deliver new plans around homelessness & rough sleeping..
Mackie Sheik, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Michael Zreika, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Poddy Clark, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Phil Vabulas, Green Party

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

Karl David Eastham, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Edward Anyaeji, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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George Kenneth Smith, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Laura Anne Collins, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Rebecca Warren, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Sirajul Islam, Labour and Co-operative Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Winnie Baffoe, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Candidate names and information from Democracy Club.

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