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Statement of Accounts 2021/22

External Audit of Accounts Year Ended 31 March 2022

Publication of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria and Chief Constable of Cumbria Constabulary Statement of Accounts and Audit Opinion

The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 – Regulation 10, as amended by the Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Audit of the Accounts: On 24 November 2022, the auditor issued his audit findings report and an unqualified opinion on the accounts for the year ending 31 March 2022 for the separate entities of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria and the Chief Constable for Cumbria Constabulary.

The auditor is not able to issue their certificate of completion of the audits at this time due to the requirement to complete the work necessary to issue the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) Component Assurance statement for the year ended 31 March 2022. The notice of conclusion of the audit will be added to the website alongside the audit certificate as soon as it is issued.

To view the Auditors 2021/22 report please click on the link below:

Grant Thornton Audit Findings Report 2021/22

To view the Statement of Accounts 2021/22 click on the links below:

Police and Crime Commissioner’s Statement of Accounts 2021/22

Police and Crime Commissioner’s Summary Statement of Accounts 2021/22

Chief Constable’s Statement of Accounts 2021/22 (Single Entity)

Chief Constable’s Summary Statement of Accounts 2021/22

National Audit Office: Local Authority Accounts: a guide to your rights

For information on the 2020/21 Audited Statement of Accounts please click here.

Governance Statements

The Annual Governance Statements explain how the Commissioner and Chief Constable have complied with the arrangements for governance set out within their respective Codes of Corporate Governance. The Code gives clarity to the way the Commissioner and Chief Constable govern and sets out the frameworks that are in place to support the overall arrangements for fulfilling the Commissioner's and Chief Constable’s functions. The 2021/22 Annual Governance Statements of the Commissioner and the Chief Constable are annexed to the 2021/22 Statement of Accounts and can be viewed by clicking on the links above. The Commissioner’s and Chief Constable’s Codes of Corporate Governance for 2021/22 are also available to view by clicking on the links below

Police and Crime Commissioner’s 2021/22 Corporate Code of Governance

Chief Constable for Cumbria Constabulary 2021/22 Corporate Code of Governance

Date: 28 November 2022

For the Police and Crime Commissioner's accounts

G Shearer, Chief Executive

Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioners Office

Carleton Hall, Penrith, CA10 2AU

Telephone: 01768 217734

Email: commissioner@cumbria-pcc.gov.uk

For the Chief Constable's accounts

A Dobson, Director of Legal Services

Legal Department, Cumbria Constabulary

Carleton Hall, Penrith, CA10 2AU

Telephone: 0300 124 0113 ext 48401

Email: enquiries@cumbria.police.uk