UK leaving EU? Lawson on prize for essay competition
16 July 2013 Last updated at 13:48 BST
There is cash prize of 100,000 euros (£87,000) for an initial 2,000-word essay giving the best reasons for Britain to leave the European Union.
Former Conservative chancellor Nigel Lawson, who is chairing the Institution of Economic Affairs' panel of judges, spoke of the "fundamental change" of Britain's EU relationship, with the arrival of the euro currency and eurozone.
He reckoned the EU was "not prepared to make any significant changes" and any British prime minister would only achieve "inconsequential" negotiations.
Lord Lawson was speaking with Which? executive director Richard Lloyd and Jo Coburn after they watched interviews with leading politicians on British relations with the EU.
MORE FROM THE DAILY & SUNDAY POLITICS
Watch more clips of films and interviews from 2013; Watch Sunday Interviews with Andrew Neil; Watch our soapbox films; Watch full programmes from the last seven days via BBC iPlayer; Social networks: 'like' us on Facebook page or 'follow' us on Twitter