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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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President's Piece May 2015 - 20/5/2015
After what was heralded as being a nail biting election we have a surprisingly c...
Update April 2015 - 20/4/2015
The April e-bulletin sent to all POS members is now available here Extract: ...
President's Piece April 2015 - 18/4/2015
Over the last six months the priorities of the key political parties have become...
From High Street to High Growth: Shaping the Future of our Town Centres - 4/6/2015
organiser: Public Policy Exchange venue: central London outline: This s...
Waste policy in Wales - reducing domestic and commercial waste and developing the circular economy - 9/6/2015
location: Central Cardiff outline: Next steps for policy and practice to meet...
President's Spring Conference & AGM 2015 - 18/6/2015
location: Dorchester theme: Delivering Growth Through Quality Planning progr...