FactCheck: the summer budget – what George Osborne isn’t telling you
A “lower-welfare, lower tax” budget, said the Chancellor. As usual, the small print didn’t quite match the rhetoric…
FactCheck: what would Labour do?
Ed Miliband made a big pitch to voters today in a speech to the Labour faithful in Clydebank. Some opinion polls are suggesting the party could face a landslide defeat by the SNP north of the border, but Mr Miliband spent more time talking about the Conservatives than the threat from the nationalists. Not that…
FactCheck: are you richer or poorer than five years ago?
Labour says people are £1,600 worse off under the coalition. George Osborne says we will be £900 better off. Who’s right?