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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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POS Business Plan 2015 - 2018 - 29/4/2016
The Society's Board has agreed a plan to drive forward the Society's business. ...
Recommendations of the Local Plans Expert Group - 27/4/2016
Extract: POS welcomes the findings of the Local Panel Expert Group (LPEG), ...
Rural Planning Review: Call for Evidence - 21/4/2016
Extract The Planning Officers Society (POS) strongly supports the need for ...
Principles and Processes for CPO and Compensation - 11/5/2016
organiser: CPT Events location: CBRE Ltd, Birmingham  outline:&nbs...
London Region - 13/5/2016
location: LB Southwark details: Mike Kiely  ...
Principles and Processes for CPO and Compensation - 18/5/2016
organiser: CPT Events location: Squire Patton Boggs, Leeds  outlin...