Accounts

The accounts of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable are subject to external audit. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process in relation to the inspection of the accounts and related documents.

Further information

2019/2020 Statement Accounts

The Draft Statement of Accounts 2019/20 were published on 30 June 2020.

They will now be audited and the final accounts will be published on completion of the audit.

Here you can also view the Draft Statement of Accounts 2019/20 for Sussex Police.

2018/19 Statement of Accounts

The Commissioner and Chief Constable approved and signed the Statement of Accounts for 2018/2019 following the meeting of the Joint Audit Committee on 29 July 2019. Please click here for the 2018/19 Statement of Accounts: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

The Letters of Representation can be viewed here for the Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable.

The Annual Governance Statements for 2018/2019 were approved at the Joint Audit Committee on 29 July 2019. Please click here for the 2018/2019 Statements: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

 

2017/18 Statement of Accounts

The Commissioner and Chief Constable approved and signed the Statement of Accounts for 2017/2018 following the meeting of the Joint Audit Committee on 30 July 2018. Please click here for the 2017/18 Statement of Accounts: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

View the Summary Statement of Account for 2017/18 together with Letters of Representation for the Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable.

The Annual Governance Statements for 2017/2018 were approved at the Joint Audit Committee on 30 July 2018. Please click here for the 2017/2018 Statements: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

2016/17 Statement of Accounts

The Commissioner and Chief Constable approved and signed the Statement of Accounts for 2016/2017 following the meeting of the Joint Audit Committee on 20 September 2017. Please click here for the 2016/17 Statement of Accounts: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

View the Summary Statement of Account for 2016/17.

The Annual Governance Statements for 2016/2017 were recommended for approval by members of the Joint Audit Committee at the meeting on 6 July 2016, subject to any final comments received as part of the external audit. Ernst & Young have reviewed the Statements and indicated in their final report that they comply with the requirements of CIPFA/SOLACE Delivering Good Governance in Local Government Framework. Please click here for the 2016/2017 Statements: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

2015/16 Statement of Accounts

The Commissioner and Chief Constable approved and signed the Statement of Accounts for 2015/2016 at the meeting of the Joint Audit Committee on 22 September 2016. Please click here for the 2015/16 Statement of Accounts: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

View the Summary Statement of Account for 2015/16.

The Annual Governance Statements for 2015/2016 were recommended for approval by members of the Joint Audit Committee at the meeting on 6 July 2016, subject to any final comments received as part of the external audit. Ernst & Young have reviewed the Statements and indicated in their final report that they comply with the requirements of CIPFA/SOLACE Delivering Good Governance in Local Government Framework. Please click here for the 2015/2016 Statements: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

2014/15 Statement of Accounts

The Commissioner and the Chief Constable approved and signed the statement of accounts for 2014/2015 at the meeting of the Joint Audit Committee on 23 September 2015.

View the Police & Crime Commissioner’s Statement of Accounts for 2014/2015.

View the Chief Constable’s Statement of Accounts for 2014/2015.

View the Summary Statement of Accounts for 2014/2015.

The Annual Governance Statements  for 2014/2015 were recommended for approval by members of the Joint Audit Committee at the meeting on 9 July 2015, subject to any final comments received as part of the external audit. Ernst and Young have reviewed the Statements and indicated in their final report that they comply with the requirements of CIPFA/SOLACE Delivering Good Governance in Local Government Framework.

Please click here for the 2014/2015 Statements: Police & Crime Commissioner and Sussex Police.

2013/14 Statement of Accounts

The Joint Audit Committee considered the final statement of accounts for 2013/2014 at its meeting on the 24 September, prior to signature by the Commissioner and the Chief Constable.

View the Police & Crime Commissioner’s final Statement of Accounts.

View the Chief Constable’s final Statement of Accounts.

View the Summary Statement of Accounts.

The Annual Governance Statements 2013/2014 were recommended for approval by the Audit Committee on 24 September, prior to signature by the Police & Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable.

Audit of accounts

Year Ended 31 March 2020

Opening of the accounts - Notice is given that from 7 August 2020 to 18 September 2020 the accounts of the Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Chief Constable of Sussex, for the year ended 31 March 2020, will be available on the PCC and force websites for inspection.

Here, you can read the notice in full.

Year Ended 31 March 2019

The public notices announcing the opening and closing of the audit of the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 can be viewed here.

The Sussex Police - Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable's Annual Audit Letter (year ended March 2019) communicates the key issues that have arisen from the external auditor's work to those charged with governance and to external stakeholders.

Year Ended 31 March 2018

The public notices announcing the opening and closing of the audit of the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 can be viewed here.

The Sussex Police – Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable’s Annual Audit Letter (year end March 2018) communicates the key issues that have arisen from the external auditor’s work to those charged with governance and to external stakeholders.

Year Ended 31 March 2017

The public notices announcing the opening and closing of the audit of the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2017 can be viewed here.

The Sussex Police – Police & Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable’s Annual Audit Letter (year end March 2017) communicates the key issues that have arisen from the external auditor’s work to those charged with governance and to external stakeholders.

Financial regulations

To ensure value for money Sussex Police needs to ensure that it has sound financial management.  The Financial Regulations and Scheme of Consent can be found here.

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