Audit of Accounts - Public Rights 13/14

AOA

The draft accounts for 2013/14 for the Police and Crime Commissioner Group for West Yorkshire, The Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, and the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police will be available for public inspection between Monday 7th July 2014 and Friday 1st August 2014.

You can view them online at www.westyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk. You can also see a copy of them at Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2DD (Tel: 01924 294000) during the same period on weekdays between 9.00am and 4.00pm. You can make copies and see supporting documents including books, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts.

From Monday 4th August 2014, until the completion of the audit, local government electors and their representatives can ask the appointed auditor questions about the accounts or make objections to them.

The Audit Commission Act 1998 says that objections can be made because - a) an item is unlawful, or b) something has been omitted (unless the Secretary of State has approved the omission), or c) there is a loss or deficiency because of someone's wilful misconduct, or d) it is in the public interest that something should be considered by the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire or the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police or brought to the attention of the public.

If you want to ask questions or object to the accounts, you can contact the engagement lead, Trevor Rees of KPMG LLP, 1 The Embankment,Neville Street,Leeds,LS1 4DW. This must be in writing and must clearly set out the grounds on which you are objecting. You must also send a copy to the Chief Finance Officer, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, Ploughland House, 62 George Street, Wakefield, WF1 1DL.

This is a statutory notice as required by regulations 10 and 24 of the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2011.

Mrs Sophie Abbott,
Chief Finance Officer,
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner forWest Yorkshire.

Mr Nigel Brook,
Assistant Chief Officer Finance and Business Services,
West YorkshirePolice.

Dated: 19 June 2014.

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