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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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President’s Message

“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 February 2015 - 10/2/2015
David Evans, POS President 2014/15, provides his latest blog:   This has ...
Stepping Onto the Housing Ladder - 10/2/2015
Although POS agrees with the principle behind supporting first time buyers in th...
The Political Parties and Planning in the Run-Up to the General Election - 9/2/2015
Here we provide a summary of the main political parties approach to environmenta...
Spatial Planning Network - 6/3/2015
venue: LGA House, London outline: focus on Housing Growth (urban extensions/n...
Joint POS/BPF Conference: - 18/3/2015
Venue: Berwin Leighton Paisner, Adelaide House, london Bridge, EC4R 9 HA Time...
POS Board - 18/3/2015
venue: London, details tba time: 2.00 pm tbc details: Linda Durtnal ...