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Weekly meetings

List of meetings in week commencing Monday 17 January 2022.






Monday 17/01



Bedford Schools’ Forum***

Informal Briefing, Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee***

Via Webex*

Via Webex*

Jeremy Welch x42903 (228903)

Lynn McKenna x42193 (228193)

Tuesday 18/01


Informal Briefing, Adults’ Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee***

Via Webex*

Lynn McKenna x42193 (228193)

Wednesday 19/01



Council Chamber, Borough Hall

Allison Souster x42905 (228905)

Thursday 20/01


Budget and Corporate Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee***

Council Chamber, Borough Hall

Natalie Billington x42799 (228799)

Friday 21/01


High Street Heritage Action Zone

Via Teams*

Natalie Billington x42799 (228799)

*** Meetings which members of the public are welcome to attend.

* Please log onto online meetings at least 10 minutes before the start of the meeting to avoid technical problems.

Important information 

The Coronavirus Act 2020 section 78 had enabled local authority meetings to be held virtually during the pandemic until 7 May 2021. These regulations were not extended beyond that date and therefore beyond 7 May 2021 local authority meetings open to the public will take place with the physical presence of Members and Officers in a suitable meeting venue if applicable.

It has been requested that to ensure that safety precautions are adhered to, any member of the public wishing to attend a meeting should first make arrangements by emailing by midday on the day of the meeting.

For the purpose of a Planning Committee meeting if a member of the public wishes to register to speak on an application on the agenda the Right to Speak Scheme is to be followed and requires registration before 4.45pm on the working day before the meeting (usually 4.45pm on a Friday).

Please note, where a virtual meeting is still to be held the following still applies:

Any member of the Press or public may listen in to proceedings at this ‘virtual’ meeting via a weblink here. A link for each meeting will be published at least 24 hours before the meeting.

It is important, however, that Members of the Council can discuss and take decisions without disruption, so the only participants in the virtual meeting will be Members of the Council and Officers supporting the meeting, unless a third party is presenting an item or a member of the public is speaking on an item and then the participation of these individuals will be managed by the Chair and the supporting Senior Democratic Services Officer.

If a member of the press or public wish to raise a question at the meeting written notice must be given by email to by 6pm on the day of the meeting or at least 30 minutes prior to the start time of the meeting.