As Channel 4 News continues with its series, Britain’s Niqab, FactCheck gets to work uncovering a few facts around a polarised and heated debate.
‘Health tourism’ costs us millions, according to reports today. But how far should we trust the government’s figures, FactCheck asks? And are we right to cite £2bn?
Ed Davey says that without Hinkley C, we’re all in the dark. FactCheck’s decided to dig in and try and shine a spotlight on the energy secretary’s claims.
The Association of Chief Police Officers has suggested throwing binge drinkers into privately run “drunk tanks” to save the taxpayer money. But will it work?
The environment secretary says it is time to start embracing GM crops. But has he bitten off more than he can chew? FactCheck takes a look.
Dave Hartnett used to be top taxman but is now to work with Deloitte. Who does he follow? FactCheck gets behind the revolving doors of Whitehall.
The government’s promising it’s cracking down on tax avoiders. Are their claims avoidance or evasion? FactCheck finds out.
First we hear the government wants to ban branded fag packets, then we hear they don’t. FactCheck does some ashen-faced digging.
Shelter has released startling figures for how many families could find themselves homeless if they lose their job. Are they right?
Are plans for the help to buy scheme likely to live up to government expectations? Based on previous housing policies, FactCheck isn’t so sure.
From vouchers to credits, FactCheck digs in to the latest proposals from the government on childcare.
David Cameron keeps on saying the government will, by law, force energy companies to put customers on the lowest tariffs. Doesn’t appear in any bills FactCheck can find.
Chris Grayling has urged greater use of cautions for rapists. Would that work? FactCheck finds out.
Rachel Reeves and George Osborne crossed swords in the House of Commons over spending on infrastructure. Who’s right? FactCheck digs in.
David Cameron says that there are more women working than at any other time in history. Maybe, but are we really in a position to celebrate, FactCheck asks?