How to Submit an Enquiry
Please check to see if the information you are
seeking is included in the Council's Publication Scheme, or may
have been responded to recently.
here to download the Freedom of Information Publication
If the information is not included on the
Publication Scheme it may be that it is exempt.
Please view Bedford Borough Council's Disclosure Log
to check the directory of Freedom of Information/
Environmental Information Regulation requests received here
If the information is not on the Council's Publication Scheme and
is not exempt you may request the information in one of the
By letter to the following address:
Freedom of Information
Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell St Bedford
Email us at: Freedomofinformation@bedford.gov.uk
Fax us at : 01234 718390
Or by completing the following form.
Bedford Borough Council ensures any personal
data collected will be retained securely for as long as necessary
and only used for legitimate Council activities to facilitate the
delivery of Council services, or for the purpose of preventing
and/or detecting fraud and/or crime, in accordance with the Data
Protection Act 1998.
When contacting the Council, by whichever
method chosen, please describe the specific information being
sought, ensuring that sufficient details are provided so that we
Dependent upon the amount of information being
sought, you may be asked to pay a fee. Should this be the
case, you will be contacted before any work commences.
here to download the Scale of Charges
When you receive an answer to your request,
should you believe that you have been denied any of your rights
under the Act you have the right to lodge your complaint with
Bedford Borough Council in line with our Internal Review
here to download the FOI Complaints Procedure
Should you still be dissatisfied with the
outcome, you may take your complaint to the Information Commissioner.