Preparing for Police and Crime Commissioners: A report on police authorities’ budget preparations for 2013/14 and the development of governance and accountability models

Summary

On 22 November, police and crime commissioners will take office in 41 police force areas in England and Wales. HMIC visited all 41 police authorities to test the progress they are making in planning for future budgets and governance. This report summarises what we found.

A letter was sent to each police authority, providing a summary of our findings in their area. The letters are available to download below.

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Letter to Avon and Somerset Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Bedfordshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Cambridgeshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Cheshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Cleveland Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Cumbria Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Derbyshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Devon and Cornwall Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Dorset Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Durham Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Dyfed-Powys Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Essex Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Gloucestershire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Greater Manchester Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Gwent Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Hampshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Hertfordshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Humberside Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Kent Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Lancashire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Leicestershire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Lincolnshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Merseyside Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Norfolk Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to North Wales Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to North Yorkshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Northamptonshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Northumbria Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Nottinghamshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to South Wales Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to South Yorkshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Staffordshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Suffolk Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Surrey Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Sussex Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Thames Valley Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Warwickshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to West Mercia Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to West Midlands Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to West Yorkshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)

Letter to Wiltshire Police Authority (PDF, 90KB, new window) (PDF document)