Politics is turned upside down here at the Labour Party conference. The old elite of the Labour Party are barely to be seen. Retired party officials complain of not recognising anyone they know and feeling like they’ve turned up at the wrong gathering.
Jeremy Corbyn’s confusing claim about the National Living Wage
Jeremy Corbyn said people on the NLW could lose out by £5,000 by 2020. But his claims are based on shaky assumptions.
FactCheck: is Theresa May telling the whole story about Labour’s time in office?
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.
Racial disparity audit published by government
When Theresa May became PM she pledged to tackle the “burning injustices” in society and demanded that public services “explain or change” racial inequality. Fifteen months on we have her racial disparity audit showing, among many things, that black Caribbean children, for example, are three times more likely to be excluded from school than white…
FactCheck: Labour and antisemitism
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.