Kate Retout was the Green Party candidate. Find out more about their policies from the Green Party Bedford Borough Council Local manifesto.
Statement to voters
Kate grew up in Bedford and has lived in various parts of the town over the years, including Putnoe. Kate attended Mark Rutherford School, and has first hand experience of many local schools, as a parent, grandparent and school governor. Kate's priorities are improving funding for local schools, protecting Bedford hospital, and ensuring that the climate emergency recently declared by Bedford borough council translates into effective action against climate change. Kate is involved with various local community initiatives, including the Fairtrade Shop at St Andrew's Church and Companions Real Bread CIC.
Kate has worked in local government, the civil service, and small businesses, and is now self employed.
This statement was added by Kate Retout, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.
Luton & Bedfordshire Green Party
Kate Retout's local party is the Luton & Bedfordshire Green Party.
@bedfordgreens on Twitter
https://www.facebook.com/BedsGreens/ on Facebook
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The Bedford Borough Council, as the Green Party candidate for the Putnoe
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