Reference number
  • NCP
  • 1968-1996
  • Collection
Admin history
  • The National Union of Civil and Public Servants was formed in 1988 by the amalgamation of the Civil Service Union (CSU) and the Society of Civil and Public Servants (SCPS). On 1 January 1996 it amalgamated with the Inland Revenue Staff Federation (IRSF) to form the Public Services, Tax and Commerce Union (PTC), a merger agreed in October 1994.

    The NUCPS represented executive, directing, support, manual and industrial grades of the Civil Service and other public organisations (including the Post Office, Girobank, the British Airports Authority, the Civil Aviation Authority, the Crown Agents, British Nuclear Fuels Ltd, the UK Atomic Energy Authority, the National Computer Centre, national museums and galleries, the Palace of Westminster, and civilian staff employed by the armed forces, the Prison Service and the Metropolitan Police). These grades included, among others, executive officers, immigration officers, customs officers, instructors, communications staff, technicians, craftsmen, Coastguards up to the rank of District Officer, Royal Parks Constabulary officers up to the rank of Chief Superintendent, foresters, storekeepers, catering staff, cleaners, security officers, messengers, paperkeepers, library assistants, museum warders and sales staff, court ushers, laboratory assistants, photographic and reprographic staff and Metropolitan Police traffic wardens.
  • This archive has been weeded for duplicates.
Access Conditions
  • There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre also holds the records of the Civil Service Union, the Society of Civil and Public Servants, the Inland Revenue Staff Federation and other predecessors of the Public and Commercial Services Union, as well as the PCSU itself.
  • Government employee unions- Great Britain