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Tom Wootton is a British Conservative Party local politician. He became the directly elected Mayor of Bedford in May 2023 local elections and was the Bedford Borough Councillor for Wyboston Ward.[1]

He lives in Ravensden where he manages the family farm, and is married with four children.[2]


  1. ^ Cannon, Finley (2023-05-10). "Who is Tom Wootton? Bedford's first new mayor in more than a decade". bedfordshirelive. Retrieved 2023-06-24.
  2. ^ "Mayor Tom Wootton". Bedford Borough. 2022-03-06. Retrieved 2023-06-24.
Political offices Preceded byDave Hodgson directly elected Mayor of Bedford 2023 – present Succeeded byIncumbent