In summary for the process to comply with independence
as laid down under Article 6 of the ECM the Colleges
would have to relinquish all functions except
any one, if they were to be involved in revalidation.
For Article 6 the body that sets the standards
cannot be the one to assess for those standards.
believe there is still much work to be done
before this system can be realistically introduced
to work satisfactorily.