Croydon Borough Council has 2,799 empty homes

In October 2017, there were 2,799 unfurnished and empty homes in Croydon Borough Council, of which 157 had been empty for longer than 2 years.

What your candidates say about empty homes

You'll be voting on 3 May in Old Coulsdon ward, where you have 9 candidates to choose from.

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

Gill Hickson, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Their comments: I have campaigned to get local house renovated and back into public use and this one s now being done.
Margaret Bird, Conservative and Unionist Party

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

Alan Donovan, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Alison Gillett, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Ann Creighton, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Hoong-Wai Cheah, UK Independence Party (UKIP)

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Jonathan Mark Moles, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Richard Michael Howard, Liberal Democrats

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Steven Leslie Victor Hollands, Conservative and Unionist 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.