What are the links and loyalties which hold the Commonwealth together in the second half of the twentieth century and are they likely to endure?
Essay entered under category A; joint winner of Sir Alwyn Ezra prize
Essays were submitted by school children in three categories, according to their age. Category A for children aged sixteen and over, category B for those aged fourteen to sixteen, and category C for those aged less than fourteen years old. Each age group was assigned a different essay title.