The county council was abolished as part of structural changes to local government in England effective from 1 April 2009. Its responsibilities were transferred to the unitary authorities of Bedford Borough Council, and Central Bedfordshire Council.
Local government of Bedfordshire
| Unitary Authorities
County councils of England
| Buckinghamshire | Cambridgeshire | Cumbria | Derbyshire | Devon | Dorset | East Sussex | Essex | Gloucestershire | Hampshire | Hertfordshire | Kent | Lancashire | Leicestershire | Lincolnshire | Norfolk | North Yorkshire | Northamptonshire | Nottinghamshire | Oxfordshire | Somerset | Staffordshire | Suffolk | Surrey | Warwickshire | West Sussex | Worcestershire
Former county councils