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.
Theresa May spoke about house building at the Conservative conference. But the figures she used don’t give the full picture.
Fees will be frozen at £9,250 a year, and that next year’s planned rise to £9,500 will be abandoned.
The Labour party finds itself in the middle of a row over antisemitism – in the week when the party will change rules to explicitly forbid antisemitism. FactCheck investigates.
Parliamentarians will debate the EU Withdrawal Bill for the first time today. It’s been described as the ‘biggest constitutional change since the war’. FactCheck investigates.
Parliament’s back after the summer and the Brexit bill is on its way through Parliament. Here are four things you need to know.
Race relations are always a significant issue in American public life. FactCheck looks at how perceptions of racism have changed.
Waiting times for surgery in Wales have risen dramatically in the last four years under Labour. But the way funding is allocated to the devolved administrations fails to account for the needs of the population. FactCheck looks at the figures.
Donald Trump and others have described Storm Harvey as a once in 500 year flood. But Houston’s been battered by two other 500-year storms in three years. FactCheck investigates.
Across the country, half a million people are preparing to start their undergraduate degrees. On average, one in 10 UK undergraduates will drop out of university before their second year of study. But in some institutions, that figure is as high as one in four. FactCheck looks at which universities – and which subjects –…
Net migration from the EU is down 40 per cent on last year. FactCheck looks at the figures.
The government has published two papers on its approach to the ECJ after Brexit. But there are plenty of unanswered questions. FactCheck investigates.