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January 5, 2015 4 Comments By Patrick Worrall

It’s a new year, but old habits die hard for the spinners trading dodgy claims as the election battle begins in earnest.

Category: Conservatives, Economy, FactCheck, Labour
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December 11, 2014 2 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Ed Balls says voters have a “big choice” between rival economic strategies. But how much clear blue water really lies between the parties’ plans?

Category: Conservatives, Economy, George Osborne, Labour, Liberal Democrats
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October 7, 2014 12 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Britain’s strange electoral system means the second most popular party can still win a general election.

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Labour
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September 29, 2014 4 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Britain’s economy is a world-beating powerhouse, according to the chancellor. Are we really outpacing every major advanced economy on the planet?

Category: Conservatives, Economy, Ed Balls, FactCheck, George Osborne, Labour
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July 15, 2014 2 Comments By Patrick Worrall

The claim “If elected, by the end of our first Parliament I want a third of all my ministers to be female.” David Cameron, 30 April 2009 The background Critics have called it the

Category: Conservatives, FactCheck, Labour
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April 9, 2014 2 Comments By Fariha Karim

David Cameron’s been accused of having a “women problem”. Does he? And have this morning’s movements in the cabinet helped?

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Politics
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March 10, 2014 1 Comment By Patrick Worrall

Labour wants to raid bankers’ bonuses to create jobs for young people. The Conservatives say the sums don’t add up.

Category: Banking, Labour
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February 3, 2014 3 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Are the Conservatives stuffing public bodies with political appointees? And if so, are they just following Labour’s lead? FactCheck investigates.

Category: Conservatives, FactCheck, Labour
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January 23, 2014 13 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Ed Miliband says people are £1,600 a year worse off under David Cameron. The prime minister says Labour are only telling half the story. Time for a FactCheck.

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Economy, Ed Miliband, Labour
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