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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 April 2015 - 18/4/2015
Over the last six months the priorities of the key political parties have become...
Recent Amendments to NPPG - 17/4/2015
DCLG have issued a number of changes to the NPPG recently. To make life easier ...
Practice Guidance on The Production and Use of Local Aggregate Assessments - 14/4/2015
The National Planning Policy Framework (March 2012) brought in a requirement for...
Spatial Planning Network - 15/5/2015
venue: LGA House, London outline:  Post Election Reflections: Planning &...
London Region - 15/5/2015
venue: Haringey LBC focus: tba details: Mike Kiely ...
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...