Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey
Chief Constable for Surrey Police
Audit of Accounts
Notice of Public Rights
Local Government Finance Act 1998, Section 15
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2003
Notice is given that from 22nd July 2013 to 16th August 2013 between 9:30am and 4:30pm, any person interested, may inspect and make copies of the accounts of the above entities for the year ended 31st March 2013, and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating thereto. The accounts and other documents for both entities will be available for inspection at Police Headquarters, Guildford, or otherwise by arrangement. Applications for both entities should be made initially to the Head of Finance, Finance and Services Department, Police Headquarters, PO Box 101, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 9PE (Telephone 01483 639302)
Notice is also given that on or after 19th August 2013 at 9:30am, until the completion of both audits, the auditor, at the request of the local government elector for any area to which accounts relate, will give the elector or his representative an opportunity to question him about the accounts, and that any such elector or his representative may attend before the auditor and make objections as to any matter in respect of which the auditor could take action under Section 16(2) of the Local Government Finance Act 1998 (namely, an unlawful item of account, failure to bring a sum into account, or a loss or deficiency caused by wilful misconduct), or could make a report in the public interest under Section 8 of that Act.
Questions may be received at Police Headquarters, Guildford, by prior arrangement with the auditor:
Paul Grady, Director, Grant Thornton UK LLP, Grant Thornton House, Melton Street, Euston Square, London, NW1 2EP, (Telephone 0207 383 5100) to whom requests for this purpose should be addressed.
No objection may be made unless the auditor has previously received written notice of the proposed objection and its grounds. A copy of that notice must be sent to:
The Chief Executive, Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, PO Box 412, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1BR (for any objection relating to the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey accounts) or
The Chief Financial Officer, Surrey Police, PO Box 412, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1BR (for any objection relating to the Chief Constable for Surrey Police accounts)