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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

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 Blog December 2014 - 19/12/2014
Another year ends and the Government announces yet another round of budget cuts ...
Right to Build: supporting custom and self build - 18/12/2014
POS welcomes the idea to encourage more people to build their own homes, this wo...
Reflections on the Lyons Commission - 5/12/2014
How should we be mobilising across the nation to build the homes our children ne...
Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Master Class 2015 - 10/2/2015
organiser: Waterfront venue: Pinsent Masons, London outline: in-depth guidan...
Joint POS/BPF Conference - 17/3/2015
Venue: London, details tba Time: 08.30 - 12:00 tbc Outline:  commun...
President's Spring Conference & AGM 2015 - 18/6/2015
location: Dorchester outline: tba details: Linda Durtnal ...