Channel 4 FactCheck goes behind the spin to dig out the truth and separate political fact from fiction.

Labour

September 23, 2015 1 Comment By Fariha Karim

Shoring up the party faithful, Tim Farron, new Lib Dem leader, promised that “20,000 new members had joined” since May. FactCheck’s been trying to find them.

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, Parliament, SNP, UKIP
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September 17, 2015 8 Comments By Fariha Karim

Labour party policy on issues like Britain’s membership of the EU and nuclear weapons is becoming increasingly hard to pin down.

Category: Conservatives, Defence, Economy, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour
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September 15, 2015 13 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Jeremy Corbyn got a rousing reception from union delegates today. But did his first big speech pass the FactCheck test?

Category: Labour
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September 11, 2015 2 Comments By Patrick Worrall

The result of Labour’s leadership contest looms. Is it a done deal? Will Jeremy Corbyn hurt the party’s chances in the next election?

Category: Labour
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August 26, 2015 3 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Which Labour leadership candidate would print money? Who wants to build 2 million houses? Who thinks George Osborne might be right about running a surplus?

Category: Labour
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March 24, 2015 14 Comments By Patrick Worrall

All the main parties say the NHS will be safe in their hands. But how will they plug what experts say is a £30bn funding gap?

Category: Conservatives, FactCheck, Labour, Liberal Democrats, NHS
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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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