Central Bedfordshire Council
|Central Bedfordshire Council|
|Founded||1 April 2009|
|Preceded by||Bedfordshire County Council
Mid Bedfordshire District Council
South Bedfordshire District Council
|East of England Local Government Association|
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; 53 Conservatives, 3 Independents, 2 Labour and 1 Liberal Democrat.
The last elections for Central Bedfordshire Council were in May 2015.
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