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October 7, 2014 6 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.

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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.

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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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January 22, 2014 1 Comment By Fariha Karim

David Cameron wants to talk about how well his government has done on affordable housing. Has he hit home this time? FactCheck pores over the numbers.

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Housing, Labour
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October 30, 2013 6 Comments By Fariha Karim

David Cameron says that fuel poverty only went up under Labour, but having looked at the figures, FactCheck isn’t as convinced. Same goes for his claims on winter fuel payments.

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Labour
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August 14, 2013 3 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Pelted with eggs but unbowed, Ed Miliband has been ramming home Labour’s attack on the “cost of living crisis”. But how much are people really being squeezed?

Category: Economy, Ed Balls, Ed Miliband, Labour
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