• Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cambridge

Audit of accounts year ended March 31, 2015

July 31st, 2015

The accounts of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire and the Chief Constable for Cambridgeshire are subject to external audit by Mark Hodgson, Director, Ernst and Young LLP, One Cambridge Business Park, Cambridge, CB4 0WZ. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process.

From Monday 17 August 2015 to Monday 14 September 2015 inclusive (except Saturdays and Sundays) between 10.00am and 4.00pm, any person may inspect the accounts of both the Commissioner and the Chief Constable for the year ended 31 March 2015. This includes related documents such as books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts. They may also make copies of the accounts and documents.

Please note that the accounts and records are held in various locations and to facilitate the process applicants are initially asked to contact Tanya Little, Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner on 0300 333 3456 or Michelle Parker, Principal Financial Accountant, Cambridgeshire Constabulary on 01480 847781, or email cambs-pcc@cambs.pnn.police.uk.

From 21 September 2015 until the conclusion of the audit process, a local government elector for the area of the Commissioner and the Chief Constable (Cambridgeshire), or his/her representative, may ask the Auditor (see above) questions about the accounts and may also object to accounts of either the Commissioner or the Chief Constable asking that the Auditor issue a report in the public interest (under section 8 of the Audit Commission Act 1998) and/or apply to the court for a declaration that an item in the accounts is contrary to law (section 17 of the Audit Commission Act 1998). Written notice of a proposed objection and the grounds on which it is made must be sent to the auditor at the address given above and copied to Dr Dorothy Gregson, Chief Executive, Office of the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner, PO Box 688, Huntingdon, PE29 9LA.

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