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 Nunhead & Queen's Road 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.

Gillian Shields, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Rupert Morris, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Sarah Mustoe, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Rosalie Sabine Schweiker, Green Party

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

Sandra Dean Rhule, Labour Party

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

Sunil Chopra, Labour Party

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

Andrew Michael Thomas Smith, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Bartley Robert Shaw, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Domonic Adrian Garriques, 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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Gavin James Edwards, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Harry Chathli, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Steve Barbe, Green Party

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.