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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President's Blog October 2017 - 11/10/2017
At the end of last month I was invited to speak at the National Planning Forum a...
E-bulletin September 2017 - 27/9/2017
Breaking News ... ...the President of POS, Steve Ingram, is ...
New Society Members September 2017 - 26/9/2017
A very warm welcome to the 113 new members this month: Neil Cole ...
Planning Today for Secure Future - 2/11/2017
Location: BRE (the Building Research Establishment) Watford campus Main topi...
South East Region - 10/11/2017
location: Oxford City time: tba outline: The day will commence with a site t...
Minerals & Waste Network - 17/11/2017
location: RTPI, London time: 11.00 am details: Peter Day ...