UK debt

  • 24 Nov 2017

    Would Labour’s plans to add to the national debt pay for themselves? FactCheck takes a look.

  • 11 Jan 2011

    The claim “…the deficit is…not high by either historical or contemporary standards” Len McCluskey elected head of Unite, The Guardian, December 19, 2010. “Of course there’s a deficit – we’re not deficit deniers.… the figures you’ve got are clearly not the figures that I’ve got” Len McCluskey, Radio 4’s Today programme, January 11, 2011. The…

  • 6 Jan 2011

    The claim “My concern is that a great deceit designed to damage Labour has led to profoundly misguided and dangerous economic decisions that I fear will cause deep damage to Britain’s future. What is this deceit? It is that the deficit was caused by chronic overspending rather than a global financial crisis that resulted in…