The Statements of Accounts are produced every year by the PCC and the Chief Constable. The law requires the accounts to comply with national accounting standards.

These are audited by the PCC’s and Chief Constable external auditors and are considered by the Joint Audit Committee. 

The Statement of Accounts contains the following information:

  • Narrative report
  • Audit report and opinion
  • Statement of responsibilities
  • Annual governance statement
  • Statement of accounting policies
  • Income and expenditure account
  • Movement in reserve statement
  • Cash flow statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Notes to the accounts
  • Pension fund accounts
  • Glossary of terms

Related: West Midlands Police Accounts

There are two sets of accounts compiled on an annual basis. One for West Midlands Police (WMP accounts) and one for the PCC (Group Accounts). The Group accounts include both the PCC’s own office costs and the West Midlands Police running costs. Below you can find both sets for each financial year: