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In the interests of transparency, the Commissioner publishes a lot of financial information on a regular basis to help detail how public resources are used.

This page holds information about finances, expenditure, contracts and property including:

Reserves Strategy

West Mercia PCC Reserves Strategy 2018-19 – 2021-22

The Budget

West Mercia 2021-22 budget report

West Mercia 2020-21 budget report

West Mercia 2019-20 budget report

West Mercia 2018-19 budget report

West Mercia 2017-18 budget report

West Mercia 2016-17 budget report

Please note that the Medium Term Financial Plan is contained within the budget report.

Accounts

2020/21

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2020/21- West Mercia PCC (Pre-Audit Version)

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2020/21- West Mercia Chief Constable (Pre-Audit Version)

Joint Annual Governance Statement

View the Public Inspection Notice

2019/20

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2019/20 – West Mercia PCC + Annual Governance Statement

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2019/20 – West Mercia Police Chief Constable + Annual Governance Statement

View the Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the published Statement of Accounts.

2018/19

These audited Statements of Accounts replace the unaudited 2018/19 Accounts that were published on 31st July 2019. The Auditors issued their opinion on the 2018/19 Accounts on 15th July 2020 and the amendments made to the Accounts are set out in Note 6, “Events After the Reporting Period”, starting on Page 61 of the Group and PCC Accounts.

Notice of conclusion of audit

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2018/19 – West Mercia PCC Annual Governance Statement

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2018/19 – West Mercia Police Chief Constable + Annual Governance Statement

2017/18

West Mercia final Statement of Accounts 2017/18 for the Police and Crime Commissioner + Annual Governance Statement

West Mercia final Statement of Accounts 2017/18 for the Chief Constable + Annual Governance Statement

Statement of Accounts 2017/18 – Public Inspection Notice

2016/17

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2016/17 for the Police and Crime Commissioner + Annual Governance Statement

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2016/17 for the Chief Constable + Annual Governance Statement

These are accompanied by the Audit Notice. View the public inspection notice for the published Statement of Accounts.

2015/16

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2015/16 for the Police and Crime Commissioner + Annual Governance Statement

West Mercia Statement of Accounts 2015/16 for the Chief Constable + Annual Governance Statement

These are accompanied by the Audit Notice.

The Precept

You can find out more information on the precept (council tax) issued by the Commissioner for 2021/2022 here soon. To read the budget report in full click here

The proposals for the precept were accepted at the Police and Crime Panel on Thursday 4th February 2021.  The letter from the Police and Crime Panel can be viewed here. The PCC’s response can be viewed here.

2021/22 summary leaflet

2020/21 summary leaflet

2019/2020 summary leaflet

2018/19  summary leaflet.

2017/18 precept summary leaflet.

Treasury Management Strategy

View the Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22

For 2019/20

For 2018/19

For 2017/18

For 2016/17

For 2015/16

Grant Information

To view details of the Commissioner’s Grant Scheme for West Mercia please visit the schemes page.

Expenditure

Items of expenditure over £500 by West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner or the Chief Constable are available on the Force website All payments are made in accordance with Financial Regulations and Contract Standing Orders. These are designed to ensure value for money is obtained. View here and put ‘spend’ into the search box

Property

Details of premises or land owned by, or occupied for the purposes of the Police and Crime Commissioner are shown in the attached property schedule, which will be updated annually. Please note the schedule is a redacted document.

View Property Document.

Contract Information

This section deals with West Mercia Police’s policies and procedures on procurement.

West Mercia Police publishes details of all contracts with a value above £10,000 on the Emergency Services ‘Bluelight Procurement Database’ (BLPD). Contracts documentation are published subject to the redaction of operationally or commercially sensitive information.

More information on BLPD

Future invitations to tender are advertised via the EU Supply e-tendering portal.

More Information on EU Supply

For further information please email:-

[email protected]

Conditions of purchase

To view details about the general conditions of purchase, please click here.