Latest consultations

Each consultation has its own page of information which shows the start and end date plus how to take part.

Housing needs of older people

We have appointed ‘Opinion Research Services’, a market research company, to conduct a telephone survey with 600 residents over the age of 55 to gain an insight into the housing needs of older people.

The research is due to complete on 14 October 2016.

Read more about meeting the accommodation needs of older people.

Residents Survey 2016

In September, 1,200 residents will be invited to take part in a telephone survey to help measure and monitor customer views on our services and communities. This market research aims to capture a broad cross section of views to helps us to understand how we are doing and is one of a number of measures we use to evaluate our performance.

We have appointed a market research company called Public Perspectives to carry out the research.

Findings from the research will be reported back to our Corporate Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee later in the year.

For more information, please contact

Budget 2016

On Thursday 25 February, we agreed funding for local services such as refuse collection and recycling, libraries, leisure services, highways and care services, as it set the budget for April 2016 - March 2017. Find out about the full Budget 2016 process or download a copy of Info Central (PDF 3.5MB) which explains how we will use our budget for the next year to pay for council services.

What we consult on

We regularly seek the views of local people on a wide range of topics and services throughout the year, such as:

  • community safety consultations
  • public transport consultations
  • education and schools consultations
  • leisure consultations
  • libraries and culture consultations
  • planning and regeneration consultations

Get the latest consultations by email

If you would like informed of consultations open to the public, please register on Central Bedfordshire Council updates (link opens in new window) and tick which areas you would like to hear about.

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