||<p>The information requested is not held centrally. It is not possible to assess
whether there are any local authorities without an educational psychologist (EP) service
as no information is collected on outsourced EP services.</p><p>The department’s main
data source on teachers and other school staff is the annual School Workforce Census.
The collection includes a count of educational psychologists (EP) employed centrally
by local authorities and any that are reported as being directly employed by schools.
It does not show any that are employed on an occasional basis. It also does not include
outsourcing of EP provision, nor take into account any sharing of EP provision across