What We Spent on 2010
Allowances and Reimbursements
The Authority has a scheme of allowances and reimbursements which aims to enable
people from all walks of life to serve on the Authority. The allowances are
intended to recognise the time commitment expected of members to enable them to
carry out their duties effectively and take account of the public service
element of the role. For details of the allowances scheme please see Our
Consititution and appendix D.
Audit Commission Independent Assessment of Police Use of Resources
The use of resources assessment (PURE) is undertaken by the Audit Commission as
part of their responsibility to examine the economy, efficiency and
effectiveness of the Authority's use of resources under section 5(1)(e) of the
Audit Commission Act 1998
Authority Budget and Spend
As part of our Freedom of Information Act Publication Scheme we provide an
overview of the Authority’s actual spend in previous years and a budget for the
current financial year. You can see these documents below.
The Authority’s spend for 2009/10 will be available on this site once the
accounts have been confirmed.
Statement of Accounts
You have a right to inspect your Police Authority's accounts. Electors may also
ask questions about, or challenge, the accounts.
Treasury Management Strategy
Treasury Management is an important part of the Treasurer’s responsibilities.
The Treasurer is required to present a Treasury Management Strategy to Members
each year, setting out how investments, borrowing, cash flows and banking
arrangements will operate during the year. In addition, police authorities are
required to approve an Annual Investment Strategy before the start of the