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POS Manifesto

Our Manifesto calls for a series of targeted changes and refinements to the planning system to ensure that it is optimised to do its job as effectively and efficiently as possible.

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The Future Building Standard POS response to consultation

13 April 2021
The Future Building Standard POS response to consultation Read more

Consultation responses

POS response to the New Homes Bonus consultation

07 April 2021
POS response to the New Homes Bonus consultation April 2021 Read more

Consultation responses

POS response to National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code: consultation proposals

27 March 2021
POS response National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code: consultation proposals Read more

Consultation responses

POS response to Right to Regenerate: reform of the Right to Contest

13 March 2021
POS response to Right to Regenerate: reform of the Right to Contest. The proposals include; New Right to Regenerate will enable public to require councils and public sector to sell unused land and assets Proposals for public to have first right of refusal to purchase underused land in England Land to be sold by default, unless compelling reason not to Making it simpler, quicker and easier for public to transform vacant land and derelict buildings into homes, businesses or community spaces Read more

Consultation responses

POS response to Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure consultation

28 January 2021
POS response to Ministry Housing, Communities and Local Government consultation which seeks views on: a proposed new permitted development right for the change of use from Commercial, Business and Service use to residential to create new homes, measures to support public service infrastructure through the planning system, and the approach to simplifying and consolidating existing permitted development rights following changes to the Use Classes Order. Read more

Consultation responses

Planning for the Future White Paper: POS consultation response

29 October 2020
Planning for the Future White Paper: POS consultation response Read more

Consultation responses

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