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 Conference 2018 - 14/6/2018
Details of the conference programme are now available Make a note in your diary...
President's Blog February 2018 - 5/2/2018
Last month I was pleased to be asked to speak at a Planning Futures event in ord...
Permission in Principle Briefing Note - 2/2/2018
The Society has issued a briefing note folowing an informal discussion with DCLG...
London Region with London First - 16/3/2018
location: GL Hearn's offiices tba time: tba agenda: tba details: John Wal...
Minerals and Waste Network - 16/3/2018
location: RTPI, London  time: 11.00am - 2.00pm  details:...
Joint BPF/POS Conference - 19/4/2018
location: Birmingham time: tba details: tba further info: Linda Durtnal ...