Mayor Dave Hodgson was first elected Mayor in
October 2009. He is a Liberal Democrat, and prior to becoming Mayor
he was a Councillor for the Kingsbrook Ward from 2002. He was
re-elected in May 2011 and 2015, and his current term of
office as Mayor is until May 2019.
Bedford Borough Council is one of only 14
Councils in the country to have a Directly Elected Mayor.
Unlike the more traditional ceremonial Mayors, Directly Elected
Mayors have wide decision making powers and Mayor Hodgson provides
the political leadership of the Council as well as being the
Borough’s First Citizen. Together with the Councillors he has
appointed to his Executive, Mayor Hodgson is responsible for the
majority of Council Services.
If you would like to contact Dave, you can:
Phone: (01234) 718620
Meet with him in person by making an appointment to
attend one of his regular surgeries; or
Write to him at Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford. MK42