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Tax-free childcare: will parents be better off?
Working parents are set to receive £1,200 a year for every child to help with the rising costs of childcare. But does this cover all other cuts to child support?
In his speech to the National Conservative Convention over the weekend, David Cameron was championing his Government's economic achievements. With Chancellor George Osborne under attack from all sides, what do the Coalition have to be proud of?
Is the cost of renewable energy pushing households into fuel poverty?
The Coalition and the Opposition continue to disagree on which party has a better record in office when it comes to lifting people out of fuel poverty. There's also debate about whether or not renewable energy subsidies are to blame for rising energy bills. What does the evidence show?
What's behind the shortfall of school places?
As the UK faces a crisis in school places, Full Fact hunts for the guilty party. We look at funding and rising birth rates.
Did Labour decimate manufacturing?
Both the PM and the Chancellor claimed that Labour brought manufacturing to its knees. Is this accurate? Historical and international data give us a different perspective.
Minimum alcohol pricing: what are the costs and benefits?
Rumour has it that the minimum alcohol unit pricing has been scrapped, but that hasn't stopped commentators from speculating on what we've lost and/or gained. Full Fact looks at the potential outcomes of the policy that could've been.
Is the Government rebalancing the economy?
After Work and Pensions Minister Mark Hoban claimed in parliament that the economy is gradually being rebalanced under the Coalition, we look at whether the north really is pegging back the south.
Are half of NHS workers obese?
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With concerns about the nation's health growing, we find out whether the NHS is setting a good example with its staff.
Full Fact sources index: where to find the information you need
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
Local elections: what's happening in your area?
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