Notice of the conclusion of audit of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017

Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands and Chief Constable of West Midlands Police


NOTICE OF THE CONCLUSION OF AUDIT OF ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2017

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 16 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 that the audit of the Statement of Accounts of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands and the Chief Constable for West Midlands Police for the year ended 31 March 2017 have been concluded.

The audit was completed by Paul Grady, Engagement Lead for Grant Thornton UK LLP, Colmore Plaza, 20 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6AT, who is of the opinion that the Statements of Accounts give a true and fair view of the financial position of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands and the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police as at 31st March 2017.

Electors for the area of the West Midlands may make application between the hours 9am-5pm Mondays to Thursdays, and 9am-4pm Fridays, at the offices of the Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands at the below address to:
a) Inspect and make copies of the Statements of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017 and

b) Inspect and make copies of any report, other than an immediate report, made to the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands or the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police by the auditor, Grant Thornton UK LLP; and

c) Require copies of any such statement or report to be delivered to him on payment of a reasonable sum for each copy.


The accounts of the Police and Crime Commissioner and of the Chief Constable are available to view on the Police and Crime Commissioner's website via the following link:   westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/transparency/budgetary-and-financial-information/statements-of-accounts/statement-of-accounts-2016-17/

Jonathan Jardine
Chief Executive
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Lloyd House
Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6NQ
29th September 2017