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 Rotherhithe ward, where you have 11 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.

Colin Boyle, Green Party

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Melissa Gordon, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Tom Holder, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Wendy Nowak, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Stephanie Cryan, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Kath Whittam, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Bill Williams, Labour and Co-operative Party

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

Edward Burton, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Kirsten St Clair Lindsay, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Roger John Manser, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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William Robinson, 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.