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

Liberal Democrats

March 8, 2016 8 Comments By Fariha Karim

Regulating cannabis could earn the government £1bn in taxes a year, a new report established by Lib Dem health spokesperson Norman Lamb says. Really?

Category: Crime, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Liberal Democrats, UK
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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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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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March 23, 2015 4 Comments By Patrick Worrall

Before the last election, Nick Clegg said it was “time to say goodbye to broken promises”. Did he keep his word?

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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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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 12, 2014 3 Comments By Patrick Worrall

With still over a year until the election, the party spin machines are already cranking up, with the Lib Dems lobbing a very dodgy delivery at Labour.

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