Theresa May announced on Tuesday that the UK’s terror threat level has now risen to critical, following the attack on a Manchester music concert in which 22 people are now known to have died. Since then, nearly a thousand troops have been deployed to UK streets and high-profile public areas, including outside Buckingham Palace and…
Theresa May took to Facebook at the weekend to declare she was just six seats away from losing to Jeremy Corbyn. You might think that this is an incredible reversal of fortunes for the party that’s consistently held a double-digit lead in the polls since the election was called. But as FactCheck discovers, things are not quite as they seem.
Behind the rhetoric, is there any real difference in what the three parties offer voters?
The government sold its remaining shares in Lloyds today, with the bank declaring that the sale returned “more than £21.2 billion to the British taxpayer, repaying £894 million more than the original investment”.