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Open letter regarding the term changes to ‘Local Education Authority’ and ‘Children’s Services Authority’

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Orders to remove the terms ‘Local Education Authority’ and ‘Children’s Services Authority’ from primary and secondary legislation and replace them with ‘Local Authority’.
From 5 May 2010, the terms ‘Local Education Authority’ and ‘Children’s Services Authority’ have been replaced by the term ‘Local Authority’ in both primary and secondary legislation. This brings the legislation in line with current practice and will not change its substantive meaning. This open letter gives further information.