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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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Presidents Piece June 2015 - 26/6/2015
New POS President Stewart Murray has posted the first blog of his Presidential y...
AGM 2015 - 19/6/2015
AGM 2015, Dorchester 19th June 2015 Welcome and address by David Evans, Presi...
Spring Conference 2015 - 18/6/2015
Delivering Growth Through Quality Planning Dorchester 18-19 June 2015 Thursday...
Development Management Network - 3/7/2015
  venue: Gateshead MBC outline: focus on planning law update agenda d...
Minerals & Waste Network - 3/7/2015
location: Manchester Town Hall details: Peter Day ...
Writing Evidence in Planning Appeals - 6/7/2015
location: central London outline: This one-day workshop will deal with drafti...