FactCheck: do the Conservatives give young people the best start?
The Conservatives are urging their supporters to “share the facts” about the party’s achievements in government. Should that be “share the fiction?”
FactCheck: Lib Dems spin out of control on apprenticeships
With still over a year until the election, the party spin machines are already cranking up, with the Lib Dems lobbing a very dodgy delivery at Labour.
Apprenticeships: what the government isn’t telling you
The number of apprenticeships continues to soar – but what’s the real story behind the headline? FactCheck investigates.
FactCheck: Labour claims Neet but not tidy
Labour are probably unwise to try to make too much political capital out of the lack of progress on this problem. To do so only invites comparisons with their own record, which is far from exemplary.
FactCheck: Boris wrong on apprentices
Apprenticeships went up by 75 per cent in London from 2005/06 to 2010/11 for under-19s and by nearly 30,000 per cent for over-25s.