Support 100 years of independent journalism.

Advertorial feature by Webb Memorial Trust
  1. 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.

By New Statesman

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: mikeclark@cranehouse.eu.

Sign up for The New Statesman’s newsletters Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. Quick and essential guide to domestic and global politics from the New Statesman's politics team. The New Statesman’s global affairs newsletter, every Monday and Friday. The best of the New Statesman, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. A handy, three-minute glance at the week ahead in companies, markets, regulation and investment, landing in your inbox every Monday morning. Our weekly culture newsletter – from books and art to pop culture and memes – sent every Friday. A weekly round-up of some of the best articles featured in the most recent issue of the New Statesman, sent each Saturday. A weekly dig into the New Statesman’s archive of over 100 years of stellar and influential journalism, sent each Wednesday. Sign up to receive information regarding NS events, subscription offers & product updates.
I consent to New Statesman Media Group collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy

Submitted entries will be judged by a panel to be announced.