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We are the credible voice for public sector planning practitioners, pursuing good and effective planning practice within local government.  As a member you keep up to date with our monthly e-bulletin; get access to draft responses by the Society to Government consultation documents; participate in specialist networks, task groups, and/or regional meetings; network with your peers and Government officials; benefit from occasional free seminars by POS Enterprises specialist consultants; and participate in occasional visits/study tours. 

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“The Society represents senior professionals and managers of planning functions in the public sector serving the English Local Authorities.”

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Presidents Piece August 2016 - 23/8/2016
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Presidents Piece July 2016 - 22/7/2016
It would appear to be an understatement if I were to say 'a lot has happened sin...
POS Forum July 2016 - 15/7/2016
Notes of the Forum meeting held at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, Londo...
Housing in Northern Ireland: meeting market demand and reforming the social housing sector - 14/9/2016
organiser: Policy Forum for Northern Ireland location: Central Belfast outli...
Joint Meeting of Development Management and Spatial Planning Committees - 16/9/2016
location: St Philip's Place, Birmingham details: Stephen Hill The meeting ...
London Region - 23/9/2016
location: LB Ealing details: Mike Kiely  ...