Audit of Accounts - Public Rights


The Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire and the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

Audit of Accounts 2018/19
Notice of Public Inspection of Accounts and Exercise of Rights of Electors

Notice is hereby given that between 1 June and 12 July 2019 (inclusive) any interested party will have the opportunity to inspect the draft Statement of Accounts for 2018/19 of the Police and Crime Commissioner Group for West Yorkshire, the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, and the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire, and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts and other documents relating to them.

The inspection can be undertaken between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday at Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2DD. If you wish to inspect the accounts please contact us and we will arrange for you to view them. Applications to inspect any of the accounts should be made initially to the Treasurer, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire (tel: 01924-294000).

Copies of all or any part of the accounts or those other documents referred to above may be made, subject to payment of a copying charge.

A local government elector for the area, or any representative of the elector, has the opportunity to question the auditor about the accounting records. An elector also has the right to make an objection to the auditor where there are concerns on matters in respect of which the auditor could make a public interest report, or where the auditor could apply for a declaration that an item of account is contrary to law.

If you want to ask questions, or object to the accounts, you can contact the Grant Thornton UK LLP, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY. This must be in writing, and clearly set out the grounds on which you are objecting. You must also send a copy to the Treasurer or Assistant Chief Officer, Finance and Business Services at the addresses below.

The rights to question and object must be exercised within the period of 30 working days referred to above.

Copies of the statement of the accounts will be available on the Police and Crime Commissioner's website: and the Force's website:

This is a statutory notice as required by Regulations 14 and 15 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (Local Government England and Wales).

Ms Katherine Johnson, Treasurer, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, Ploughland House, 62 George Street, Wakefield, WF1 1DL.

Mr Nigel Brook, Assistant Chief Officer Finance and Business Services, West Yorkshire Police. PO Box 9, Laburnum Road, Wakefield, WF1 3QP.

Date: 17th May 2019

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