Presented byWebb Memorial Trust Politics 20 September 2016 The Webb Memorial Trust Essay Competition All interested young people are invited to submit an essay of no more than 2,500 words answering a set question. Photo: Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up In the light of Brexit, what can low income communities in the UK do to organise themselves to become more resilient and self sufficient? The deadline is 17 October 2016. A first prize of £1,000 will be awarded to the winner. The runner-up will receive £500. The results will be announced at an awards reception in London in December (all those whose entries are shortlisted will be invited). The winning essay will be published prominently in the New Statesman magazine and on our award-winning website at Christmas. Entrants must be between 18 and 25 years of age. Please submit your entry to Mike Clark at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submitted entries will be judged by a panel to be announced. › The male curse of 27: why young men are so much more likely to live at home with their parents Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!