The public debate on social justice in the UK often focuses on income inequality – and the vast disparities between the rich and the poor.
And solutions often focus on wealth redistribution, rather than wealth creation.
But how can you create a true meritocracy when the opportunities for the least well off to succeed are hampered by poorly performing schools, excessive regulation and a welfare system that stifles ambition?
The 2019 RICHARD KOCH BREAKTHROUGH PRIZE is looking for answers.
A first prize of £50,000 will be awarded for the best and boldest entry answering the question:
The first round stage judging will take place in early July 2019 and those who successfully reach the next round will be notified by email the week of 15 July.