We’ve heard a lot in recent weeks about Russia’s alleged involvement in the EU referendum. On Monday, Theresa May said Vladimir Putin’s government was trying to “undermine free societies” and was “planting fake stories” to “sow discord in the West”. Although on Wednesday, the Prime Minister appeared to soften her language. She told parliament: “if…
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“The truth is that when you look at those who voted to remain, most of them were the better educated people in our country” That’s what the Labour MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, told a BBC interviewer this week, prompting an angry response from some leave supporters on social media. FactCheck looks at whether he’s…
The number of workless households rose by about 7 per cent under Labour, not 100 per cent as the Prime Minister said today. David Cameron was called out for making the same mistake three years ago.
50 children a week are being referred to the UK’s main gender identity clinic, yet only around 25 per cent of young children with gender dysphoria go on to be trans adults. FactCheck looks at the figures.
It’s not clear that people on the cheapest phone tariffs would have had to pay 55p a minute to call the helpline – if at all.
Chris Grayling said that Britain could grow more food to protect prices in the event of a no-deal Brexit. But leading environmental scientists aren’t sure that would be practical in the short time before we leave the EU.
Jeremy Corbyn talked about universal credit and its effects on tenant evictions and child poverty. We take a look at his claims.
The Prime Minister said that under Labour, 1.4 million people spent most of the last decade on out-of-work benefits. But she didn’t mention that many of those people were on disability or illness benefits.
The culture secretary, Karen Bradley, was doing the rounds of breakfast television this morning. She spoke to BBC Breakfast and ITV’s Good Morning Britain about her new plans for online safety. But the discussion inevitably veered towards Brexit, after Theresa May’s interview yesterday in which she apparently refused to say if she’d vote to leave…
The government’s trying to crack down on the ivory trade. But how does the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Successive governments have failed to build around 600,000 promised homes. That would be enough to house everyone in Glasgow.