The Planning Officers Society E-Bulletin for POS Members - May 2010
1 BREAKING NEWS .........
... POS and the RTPI have cooperated in preparing a rapid response to the new Government's intended abolition of regional planning. We have jointly issued a statement to DCLG: The Future of Strategic Planning is available at: http://www.planningofficers.org.uk/file/d7affcd64059e2b0f59da3457e3c86f7/the-future-of-strategic-planning.html Please note that this has not as yet been released to the media.
... and POS has launched its manifesto Three Steps to Better Planning in an attempt to influence the new Government; to learn more go to http://www.planningofficers.org.uk/file/8462290425344e92e04aad7f3be18a43/three-steps-to-better-planning.html
2 SPATIAL PLANNING LATEST
Infrastructure delivery planning: learning from the IDP pilots
PAS are supporting authorities in 14 areas to prepare infrastructure plans using the ‘steps approach' to infrastructure delivery planning (IDP). At this stage in the process most pilots have created IDP schedules containing their IDP evidence base. To find out more go to http://www.pas.gov.uk/pas/core/page.do?pageId=306108