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Are teachers underqualified?
Almost a quarter of secondary school maths teachers and more than a third of physics teachers don't hold a relevant post A-level qualification. How concerned should we be?
Are austerity cuts allowing criminals to get away with violent offences?
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has unearthed a fifteen-fold increase in the number of 'community resolutions' dealing with violent crime. Are cuts behind this shift in policing methods?
Are GPs to blame for more A&E admissions?
Last week the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that Accident and Emergency departments are struggling to cope with a surge in demand. He claimed there has been an influx of patients who can't get an appointment to see their GP. Is one necessarily the cause of the other?
Is the UK economy growing four times slower than the US?
According to Ed Balls, since the last quarter of 2010 Britain's GDP has grown by a mere 1.1 percent. But how do we compare to other economies? And what do past recoveries tell us about the current one?
What's behind the Lib Dems' plans to tax universal benefits for pensioners?
Pensioners get free bus passes, prescriptions, a free tv licence and yearly winter fuel payments. The Lib Dems are now suggesting some of these should be taxed. We unpick the key details of the proposals.
Are a million people fit to work yet living on benefits?
As the Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith announces a new crackdown on "entrenched disadvantage", two newspapers claim that a million "fit-to-work" people have been living on benefits for three of the past four years. Is this true?
A blue light to NHS privatisation?
This week Labour argued that a "huge increase" in the use of private ambulances is evidence of increasing privatisation within the NHS. But is their diagnosis based on sound evidence?
Are one third of children unable to communicate when they start school?
Education and Childcare Minister Liz Truss told MPs yesterday that a third of children lack the necessary language skills to take part at school. What does this mean, and can it be true?
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