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The Statements of Accounts are produced every year by the PCC and the Chief Constable. The law requires the accounts to comply with national accounting standards.

Notice of Public Rights 

Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside and the Chief Constable of Merseyside Police

Audit of Accounts year ending 31st March 2021

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015
The Accounts and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021
Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

Notice is hereby given under The Accounts and Audit (Amendment) Regulations 2021 that from Monday 19th July to the Friday 27th August  2021 between the hours of 9.30 am and 4.00 pm, on weekdays any person may inspect, and make copies of the accounts and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and other related documents of the Commissioner and/or the Chief Constable for the year ended 31st March 2021, as stipulated in Sections 25 and 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

The accounts and other documents will be available for inspection at one of the addresses below by prior arrangement.

Please telephone 0151 777 5155 to make an appointment.

The accounts will also be available on this website and the website of Merseyside Police.

During this period, a local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate, or their representative, may question the auditor about the accounts, or make an objection to the accounts as set out in sections 26 and 27 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Any objection, and the grounds on which it is made, must be sent to the auditor in writing, with a copy to the PCC Chief Finance Officer at the address below. Any objection must state the grounds on which the objection is being made and particulars of:-

  1. any item of account which is alleged to be contrary to law; and
  2. any matter in respect of which it is proposed that the auditor could make a public interest report under section 24 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to, the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Objections should be addressed to Michael Green, Director Audit, Grant Thornton UK LLP, 4 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3EB.

A guide to your rights can be found at www.nao.org.uk/code-audit-practice

 Dated 9th July 2021

Keith Dickinson,
Director of Resources,
Merseyside Police,
PO Box 59,
L69 1JD.

John Riley,
Chief Finance Officer,
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Merseyside,
Mather Avenue Training Centre,
Mather Avenue,
L18 9TG.


Signed, unaudited Statement of Accounts 2020/21 for the Police and Crime Commissioner

Signed, unaudited Statement of Accounts 2020/21 for the Chief Constable of Merseyside Police

Unaudited summary of Statement of Accounts

Previous Statement of Accounts

Statement of Accounts 2013-20

Police Commissioner Emily Spurrell consulting on her Police and Crime Plan

How can we make Merseyside even safer?

Merseyside’s Police Commissioner is asking for your views on how we can make Merseyside even safer.

Emily Spurrell wants you to share your opinions on policing and community safety with her through her Safer Merseyside consultation.

Your views will be the backbone of her spearhead document, Merseyside’s Police and Crime Plan, which will set the policing and community safety priorities for the region for the next three years.

Merseyside PCC