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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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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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House of Commons Select Committee Inquiry into NPPF - 9/6/2014
watch and listen to the POS oral submission (NB the film is 2 hours long, POS ...
Government proposals to amend legislation relating to Combined Authorities and Economic Prosperity Boards - 2/6/2014
extract: This is potentially a very important change in legislation as ...
POS New Structure and Rules May 2014 - 2/6/2014
The Society's core purpose is to promote the effectiveness of public sector plan...
Eastern Region - 5/9/2014
venue: Huntingdon further information: Patsy Dell ...
Board - 12/9/2014
venue: tba, London further info: Linda Durtnal ...
POSE Board - 12/9/2014
venue: tba, London further info: Linda Durtnal ...