FactCheck: David Cameron’s conference speech
David Cameron makes his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference. Does he pass the FactCheck test?
FactCheck: is the American dream dead?
US citizens still buy in to the idea that anyone can make it from rags to riches. But research suggests social mobility could be more of an American nightmare.
FactCheck: should we scrap private schools?
Do you have to be posh to get to the top in modern Britain? Or is a private education a waste of money? FactCheck looks at the evidence…
FactCheck: who runs the country?
Will we get a “parliament of toffs” if we refuse to pay MPs more? Or perhaps the rich already dominate the House of Commons… How much do we really know about the background of the people who represent us?
FactCheck: Lib Dems’ internship deal fails the social mobility test
Earlier this month the Lib Dem HQ advertised its internship scheme for 2012 – FactCheck investigates how far it promotes “socially mobility”.
Nick Clegg’s social mobility claim
What has happened to social mobility in the past 13 years? Channel 4 News FactCheck with Cathy Newman looks at the evidence.