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About the Council

Council management structure

View the Bedford Borough Council senior management structure chart on our Democracy Portal. 

Council constitution

 The Bedford Borough Council constitution sets out how we operate, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure we are transparent and accountable to residents.

Key plans and strategies

Our major policy initiatives and strategy documents are available to read at Key plans and strategies.

Council budgets and spending

We publish all our accounts and expenditure within the Council budgets and spending section.


Find out how we have been spending money locally, how we have been delivering services, who does what and how much they are paid at the Transparency section.

Performance management

Performance management includes monitoring and identifying areas of poor performance as well as recognising good practice.