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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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Presidents Piece May 2016 - 25/5/2016
POS President Stewart Murray writes the latest, and final, blog of his President...
PPG udated - 25/5/2016
A number of modifications have been published to the Government's Planning Polic...
Planning for a Better Future: Our planning manifesto for the government - 19/5/2016
POS has updated "Planning for a Better Future" as its manifesto to influence the...
Infrastructure and Transport Conference: Delivering the Northern Powerhouse - 7/6/2016
organiser: University of Salford location: Adelphi House, Salford outline:&n...
BPF Annual Conference 2016: Building The Future - 8/6/2016
location: The British Museum, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG outline: Thi...
Principles and Processes for CPO and Compensation - 9/6/2016
organiser: CPT Events location: CBRE Ltd, London  outline: Th...