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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Planning for a Better Future: Our planning manifesto for the government - 7/7/2017
This process to create a planning manifesto started in early 2014 when POS was l...
President's Blog July 2017 - 7/7/2017
The one thing that all of us who work in the public sector know is that change i...
JOINT ALBPO/ POS DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT NETWORK - 30/6/2017
Notes of the JOINT ALBPO/ POS DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT NETWORK held on 30th June 2...
Joint meeting of Development Management & Spatial Planning Networks - 15/9/2017
Joint Meeting of Spatial Planning & Development Management Networks date t...
London Region - 22/9/2017
location: Waltham Forest LBC time: 1.00 pm - further details to be inc in the...
Board of Trustees - 29/9/2017
location: London, tba afternoon session details: Linda Durtnal ...