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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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GDPO 2015 - 30/3/2015
The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 comes i...
POS Manifesto - 25/3/2015
POS has produced "Planning for a Better Future" as its manifesto to influence th...
POS/BPF Conference - The Plan is Not Enough - 18/3/2015
Outline:  The planning system has undergone drastic changes in the last f...
Development Management Network - 17/4/2015
venue: Cambridge City Council outline: focus on large scale development ...
Spatial Planning Network - 15/5/2015
venue: LGA House, London outline:  Post Election Reflections: Planning &...
London Region - 15/5/2015
venue: Haringey LBC focus: tba details: Mike Kiely ...