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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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President's Piece January 2016 - 29/1/2016
"So Planners, the New Year is away and I trust you enjoyed a relaxing and enjoya...
Planning for a Better Future: Our planning manifesto for the government - 27/1/2016
POS has updated "Planning for a Better Future" as its manifesto to influence the...
Delivering Affordable Housing in a more effective way - 27/1/2016
What is becoming increasingly clear since the publication of the National Planni...
Planning For Housing - The Northern Edition - 10/2/2016
organiser: Planning Resource location: Manchester outline: Through insi...
Compulsory Purchase and Compensation - Best and Effective Practice - 23/2/2016
organiser: CPT Events location: Squire Patton Boggs, Leeds  outlin...
The National Infrastructure Commission Conference - 24/2/2016
organiser: Waterfront Conference Company location: central London outline:&n...