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October 16, 2014 7 Comments By Patrick Worrall

There are rumblings of a big announcement from David Cameron on EU immigration. But he may have little room for manoeuvre.

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May 14, 2014 16 Comments By Patrick Worrall

We were promised a flood of immigration from Bulgaria and Romania, but the reality is more of a trickle, as FactCheck finds out.

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September 20, 2013 8 Comments By Patrick Worrall

FactCheck has pulled up Ukip leader Nigel Farage in the past, but was his speech to the party faithful today more fact than fiction?

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May 7, 2013 37 Comments By Patrick Worrall

A big intervention from one of the former heavyweights of the Thatcher era. But is Nigel Lawson right that EU membership is a burden for UK businesses?

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April 27, 2012 21 Comments By Emma Thelwell

Is UKIP’s Nigel Farage right about immigrants snapping up all the social housing? “All you have to do now if you come from Eastern Europe, all you have to do is to get a national

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December 12, 2011 9 Comments By Patrick Worrall

“An EU-wide Robin Hood Tax – which John Major called a “heat-seeking missile” pointed at the heart of the Square Mile (surely it should have been an arrow?) – does now

Category: Conservatives, David Cameron, Europe, Fact, FactCheck, Fiction, Nick Clegg, UKIP
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October 31, 2011 59 Comments By Patrick Worrall

“As a Daily Mail poll showed that 77 per cent of Conservative Party members believe there should be a referendum on Britain’s continuing membership of the EU, Mr Clegg launched a

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April 15, 2010 18 Comments By Cathy Newman

UKIP’s leader, Lord Pearson, claims that most of Britain’s law is made in Brussels? But can that be true?

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April 13, 2010 5 Comments By Cathy Newman

UKIP Manifesto gets it wrong on the claim that the UK can’t expel foreign criminals from the another EU country.

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