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 Rye Lane 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.

Alasdair Scott, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Thomas Rogers, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Veronica Hunt, Liberal Democrats

This candidate is supporting the pledge

Nick Dolezal, Labour Party

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

Jasmine Ali, Labour Party

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

Barry Norman Joseph, Conservative and Unionist Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Damian Gerard Fox, 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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David Evans, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

We don't have an email address for this candidate.
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Jagan Devaraj, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Kirsty Alice Lothian, Green Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Peter Babudu, Labour Party

Hasn't been sent the pledge yet

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Robert James Clarke, 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.