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Accident or emergency? Has the NHS failed to hit the A&E waiting time target for 6 months?
After new data on Accident and Emergency waiting times was released by the newly-formed NHS Commissioning Board, Labour claimed that the Government is now worse than ever at meeting its own four-hour targets.
The UK Backlogs Agency?
Just as the UK Border Agency was dismantled, a House of Commons committee revealed that the agency has left behind 24 years' worth of unresolved asylum and immigration cases.
How dangerous are young drivers?
As the Government declared that it intends to impose further restrictions on those who've just passed their driving test, Full Fact asks whether young drivers are statistically more at risk and more dangerous than their fellow road-users.
Is the UK facing a 'gas crisis'?
Are the recent headlines about dwindling gas supplies a cause for concern or just hot air?
Migrants and benefits: let's call the whole thing off?
Today the Prime Minister announced the end of the UK's 'something for nothing' culture, proposing new limits on benefits and NHS access for migrants. But is the policy based on sound evidence?
Is the rising cost of public transport leaving us out of pocket?
Rail and bus fare increases are always in the news. But how much are we actually spending on these fares, and are they impacting on our budgets?
Is the Budget helping first-time buyers or second home owners?
As George Osborne said that his Budget would give first-time buyers a leg-up onto the housing ladder, the Labour party argued that the Government's policy would instead encourage the wealthiest to develop their property portfolio.
Are 342 children a day being pushed into poverty?
Is child poverty due to grow by a rate of 342 children a day? And if so, why?
Full Fact sources index: where to find the information you need
MPs to question Ministers about benefit statistics
Freedom of information reveals who wins and loses in 2013
Bad and dangerous to know: do men commit almost all crime?
The NHS: not always "free at the point of use"
Politicians least trusted when using statistics
Crime statistics: how many warnings do you need?
Education surveys and benefit statistics: two government departments caught out in one week
The European Union: the facts
The Queen's Speech: Resources and Factchecks
The rise of UKIP: how significant are the local election results?
Local elections: the who, what and why
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