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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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Presidents Piece July 2015 - 21/7/2015
The President's latest blog: "I facilitated the POS Forum which took placwe in ...
Forum - 17/7/2015
The POS Forum held on 17th July 2015 at the Millennium Point,  Birming...
Presidents Piece June 2015 - 26/6/2015
New POS President Stewart Murray has posted the first blog of his Presidential y...
National and local planning policy: priorities, finance, and progress in major infrastructure projects - 3/9/2015
location: Central London outline: This seminar will provide an opportunity to...
Joint Planning Law Conference 2015 - 18/9/2015
location: New College, Oxford outline: The Joint Planning Law Conference, Oxf...
South East Region - 18/9/2015
location: Woking details: Sarah Platts ...