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Bedford (borough)

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Borough of Bedford

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Geography
Status:Borough
Region:East of England
Admin. County:Bedfordshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 104th
476.41 km²
Admin. HQ:Bedford
ONS code:09UD
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 111th
149,907
315 / km²
Ethnicity:87.0% White
7.7% S.Asian
2.6% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Bedford Borough Council
http://www.bedford.gov.uk/
Leadership:Mayor & Cabinet
Mayor:Frank Branston
(Independent)
MPs:Alistair Burt, Nadine Dorries, Patrick Hall

Bedford is a local government district and borough in the East of England. Its council is based in the town of Bedford. Unlike most English districts, Bedford's council is led by a directly-elected mayor, currently Frank Branston, who is an independent.

The borough was formed on April 1, 1974 as a merger of the existing borough of Bedford, along with Kempston urban district and Bedford Rural District. It was was known as North Bedfordshire until 1992.


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Babergh | Basildon | Bedford | Braintree | Breckland | Brentwood | Broadland | Broxbourne | Cambridge | Castle Point | Chelmsford | Colchester | Dacorum | East Cambridgeshire | East Hertfordshire | Epping Forest | Fenland | Forest Heath | Great Yarmouth | Harlow | Hertsmere | Huntingdonshire | Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton | Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire | North Norfolk | Norwich | Peterborough | Rochford | St Albans | St Edmundsbury | South Bedfordshire | South Cambridgeshire | Southend-on-Sea | South Norfolk | Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal | Tendring | Three Rivers | Thurrock | Uttlesford | Watford | Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk


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