Data Transparency

We aim to comply with most aspects within the Local Government Transparency Code, which recommends certain data is made available, the Boards have links to the following items:

Annual Governance and Accountability Returns

The Board’s Annual Governance and Accountability Returns can be viewed here.

Defra Annual Report – IDB1

Copies of Defra Annual Reports (IDB1s) are available to download below. If you require previous years’ reports please contact the office on 01234 767995 or email

We aim to comply with most aspects of the Government’s Transparency Code for those Smaller Authorities that are not externally audited and have also implemented the following policies to explain the types of information we have and when we can make this info available, if requested: Data Protection Policy, Document Retention/Destruction Policy and our Freedom of Information Publication Scheme.

All policies can be viewed here. Most information is freely available and can be accessed from our website.

Information Commissioner’s Office Certificate

Bedfordshire & River Ivel certificate
Buckingham & River Ouzel certificate
Alconbury & Ellington certificate