What We Spent in 2011
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.
Financial Regulations and Contract Standing Orders
To conduct its business effectively, the Authority needs to ensure that it has
sound financial management policies in place and that they are strictly adhered
to. Part of this process is to adopt and implement Financial Regulations and
Contract Standing orders.
Local authority expenditure data
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government wrote to all local authorities in England on 4 June 2010 expressing his expectations that they
publish items of spend over £500 as well as publishing invitations to tender and
final contracts on projects over £500 from January 2011.
Below you can find Devon and Cornwall Police Authority's expenditure in line
with this request. We have provided it in .CSV and .PDF formats as recommended
by the Code of Practice. In addition to the required information we have added a
'notes' column which we hope provides you with a brief explanation of the
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