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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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Housing and Planning Public Bill Committee oral evidence session - 18/11/2015
Mike Kiely, former President and Chair of the POS Board, presented the Society's...
Housing & Planning Bill Briefing Note - 4/11/2015
The Bill  delivers many of the planning proposals sketched out in the Treas...
Local Plans Expert Group: Call for Evidence - 26/10/2015
Following a discussion with members of the Local Plans Expert Group POS has subm...
Gypsy & Traveller Policy Under the New Government Briefing - 26/11/2015
organiser: Westminster Briefing location: central London outline:The morning...
Planning reform in Northern Ireland: progress, priorities and next steps - 1/12/2015
organiser: Policy Forum for Northerm Ireland location: central Belfast outli...
Spatial Planning Network - 4/12/2015
venue: tMilton Keynes outline: focus on Neighbourhood Planning &nbs...