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Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.

This section gives information about West Mercia's projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement procedures and financial audit details. Please click on an area below for more details:

Annual statement of accounts and summary of accounts

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The Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia and The Office of The Chief Constable of West Mercia Police

Statement of Accounts 2017/2018 - Public Inspection Notice

Notice of the Commencement of the Period for the Exercise of Public Rights

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Accounts and Audit ( England ) Regulations 2015 Part 5 Sections 14 and 15

 

The period for the exercise of public rights commences at 9.00 am on 1 June 2018 and will conclude at 5pm on 12 July 2018.

 The following documents will be made available:

  • Statement of Accounts for the PCC, Chief Constable and Group
  • The Annual Governance Statement
  • The Narrative Report  

The PCC, Chief Constable and Group Statements of Accounts are subject to audit and may therefore change during the public inspection period. The external auditors are Grant Thornton UK LLP, of Hartwell House, 55-61 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6FT (Engagement Lead, Alex Walling: Telephone 0117 305 7600).

  1. From 9.00am on 1 June 2018 to 5pm on 12 July 2018 inclusive any person may inspect the accounting records of the PCC, Chief Constable and Group for the financial year to 31 March 2018, and certain related documents (comprising books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts) at the address given below. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.
  2. From 9.00am on 1 June 2018 to 5pm on 12 July 2018 inclusive at the request of a local government elector, the local auditor must give the elector, or any representative of the elector, an opportunity to question the auditor about the accounting records of the PCC, Chief Constable and Group.
  3. From 9.00am on 1 June 2018 to 5pm on 12 July 2018 inclusive a local government elector for the area of West Mercia Police or his/her representative may object to the PCC, Chief Constable and/or Group accounts asking that the auditor issue a report in the public interest or apply for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful under section 28 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Written notice of the proposed objection and the grounds on which it will be made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and also copied to the PCC and Chief Constable at the address given below.
  4. A guide to your rights can be found at https://www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2015/12/Council-accounts-a-guide-to-your-rights.pdf.

 

Elizabeth Hall,
Treasurer of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner,
West Mercia Police Headquarters,
Hindlip Hall,
Worcester. WR3 8SP

Jeff Carruthers,
Acting Chief Finance Officer,
West Mercia Police,
West Mercia Police Headquarters,
Hindlip Hall,
Worcester. WR3 8SP


Previous years statements

Force budget

Chief Constable Remuneration

    Details of West Mercia Police Chief Constable's salary can be found within the PCC's Statement of Accounts on page 73

    Expenses paid to Chief Officers

    Procurement

    This section deals with West Mercia Police's policies and procedures on procurement.

    West Mercia Police publishes details of all contracts with a value above £10,000 on the Emergency Services 'Bluelight Procurement Database' (BLPD). Contracts documentation are published subject to the redaction of operationally or commercially sensitive information.

    Click here for BLPD

    Future invitations to tender are advertised via the EU Supply e-tendering portal.

    Click here for EU Supply

    For further information please email:-

    procurementsupport@westmercia.pnn.police.uk

    Financial audit

    Final account details for previous years can be found here: https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/7770/West-Mercia-Police-Final-accounts