THE POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER FOR WEST MIDLANDS AND THE CHIEF CONSTABLE OF WEST MIDLANDS POLICE
AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS year ended 31 March 2023
Notice of Public Inspection and Exercise of Rights of Electors
Account and Audit Regulations 2015 (14 & 15) as amended by Account and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (26 & 27)
The Accounts of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands and the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police are subject to External Audit by Andrew Smith, Engagement Lead for Grant Thornton UK LLP, The Colmore Building, 17th Floor, 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AG.
The Period for the Exercise of Public Rights as ordered by the above regulations will take place on weekdays between 1 June 2023 and 12 July 2023.
Within this period any person interested may inspect the accounts of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands and the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police and the accounting records for the year ended 31 March 2023 as regulated by S26 of the 2014 Act. To make an appointment contact the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Lloyd House, Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6NQ. ([email protected])
Local Government electors for the West Midlands, or their representative, may also question the auditor about the accounting records by contacting the auditor at the address given to make arrangements to ask any questions.
A Local Government elector may object to the accounts of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands and the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, asking that the auditor issues a report in the Public Interest and/or applies to the Court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law. Written notice of a proposed objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor and copied to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.