Central Bedfordshire Council

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Central Bedfordshire Council
File:Central Bedfordshire Council Logo.gif
Houses Unicameral
Term limits
Founded 1 April 2009
Preceded by Bedfordshire County Council
Mid Bedfordshire District Council
South Bedfordshire District Council
Joint committees
East of England Local Government Association

Central Bedfordshire Council is the unitary authority for Central Bedfordshire in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England.

It was created from the merger of Bedfordshire County Council and Mid Bedfordshire and South Bedfordshire District Councils on 1 April 2009.

With a budget of £500m the unitary council provides over a hundred services to a quarter of a million people, and is responsible for schools, social services, rubbish collection, roads, planning, leisure centres, libraries, care homes.

Since 2011 the Council has been led by Cllr James Jamieson with a Cabinet of seven portfolio holders: • Corporate Services (finance) • Children's Services • Social Care, Health and Housing • Regeneration • Community Services • Partnerships • External affairs

The council has 59 Councillors; 49 Conservatives, 6 Independents and 4 Liberal Democrats.

The last elections for Central Bedfordshire Council were in May 2015.


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