Consultation on proposed changes to the role of the local authority in early education and childcare
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
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This consultation seeks public views on reforms to the role of local authorities in early education and childcare.
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Draft statutory guidance for local authorities on the exercise of their duties relating to early education and childcare
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The government values local authorities’ important role as ‘champions’ of disadvantaged children and their families. We want local authorities to focus on ensuring that all 2-, 3- and 4-year olds, particularly the most disadvantaged, take up their entitlement to funded high-quality early education.
This consultation seeks views on the specific reforms to the role of local authorities in early education and childcare. It offers you the opportunity to influence the secondary legislation and statutory guidance, which will implement changes to the local authority role.