he PCP and NCS have come to a mutual and amicable decision for the NCS to leave the partnership at this time. NCS are currently in a process of exploring options for involvement with the SCoPEd project, in an effort to meet the needs and wishes of their members. NCS members will be given a final say on what NCS’s involvement will be.
The foundation of our partnership is based upon the shared purpose of protecting the profession from restrictive standardisation, and a fundamental part of this work is our collective opposition to the SCoPEd project. The NCS leaving the partnership will allow NCS to work within the new SCoPEd Group in good faith, and will also allow the PCP to follow its guiding principles and hold professional associations to account.
The NCS will remain an ally of PCP, maintaining mutual respect and the desire to work with each other across a range of issues in the future.