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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 January 2015 - 17/1/2015
David Evans, President of POS 2014./15 has posted his latest blog extract ...
UK City of Culture - 9/1/2015
POS has thanked DCMS for the opportunity to respond to their UK City of Cul...
Next steps to zero carbon homes - Small sites exemption - 5/1/2015
RESPONSE BY THE PLANNING OFFICERS SOCIETY Should the exemption be targeted ...
Development Management Network and POS London - 30/1/2015
venue: LB Camden outline: planning performance agenda details: Stephen Hill...
Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Master Class 2015 - 10/2/2015
organiser: Waterfront venue: Pinsent Masons, London outline: in-depth guidan...
Spatial Planning Network - 6/3/2015
venue: LGA House, London outline: focus on Housing Growth (urban extensions/n...