Chris Tame essay prize


Chris Tame was a lifelong, committed and effective campaigner for liberty.  His memory is honoured by an essay prize of £1,000 organized by the Libertarian Alliance and sponsored by the Promis Unit of Primary Care.  Entries (of 3,000 words excluding notes and bibliography) have to be submitted by October 10th 2008.  The title for this year's competition is: "Can a Libertarian Society be Described as 'Tesco minus the State'?"

Full details and rules can be seen on the Libertarian Alliance site here, but basically essays must be original and unpublished, and in English.  They should be sent to Sean Gabb ( in MS Word format, and sent in hard copy to The Libertarian Alliance, Suite 35, 2 Lansdowne Row, London W1J 6H, UK.

The winner will be announced at the LA Conference in the National Liberal Club on Saturday 25th October 2008, and entries will be published by the LA.  Start thinking and start writing, and best wishes!