Of the £220 billion welfare budget, £95 billion is spending on pensioners.
This spending is immune from the government’s pledge to make £12 billion worth of welfare savings.
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We’ve seen this figure before.
£1.2 billion still isn’t a credible estimate of savings from the government’s troubled families programme.
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Much of the press says that half of households get more in 'benefits' than they pay in tax. But 'benefits' here includes things like visiting your GP.
We asked our Facebook followers for suggestions for a factcheck, and this was the lucky winner. What's happened to the minimum wage since it was introduced?
Relative poverty, absolute poverty and how pensioners, children and the rest of us are faring.
At PMQs Harriet Harman and others grilled the Prime Minister on issues from child benefits, cancer diagnosis, and school policy.
George Osborne says the government legislated for £21 billion in welfare savings over the last parliament. What actually happened to spending?
David Cameron says the government's troubled families programme saved £1.2 billion. But we don't know what the effect of the programme actually was.
The Independent and the Mirror have reported very different figures on the number of nurses who'll be affected by recent visa changes.
The £220 billion welfare budget includes pension costs, which aren't going to be cut.
The NHS has missed one of its 18 week waiting time targets in 10 of the last 12 months - what's behind worsening performance on this measure?
What would trade between Britain and the EU look like if we left?
We've checked PMQs claims on welfare spending, house building, record wage growth, rapes reported in London and women living in refuge
The UK makes up a 7% share of the world's welfare spending, according to the Chancellor. But it seems to be based on unpublished "internal analysis".
The Ministry of Justice issued corrected figures for prison overcrowding in last week. Unfortunately, these figures were wrong.
Two prisoners occupy a cell intended for one. How many are living in 'crowded accommodation'? Some prisons have been counting only one prisoner.
The EU misspent €7 billion in 2013. Would that have paid for 10 new hospitals?
What impact are increasing pupil numbers having on infant class sizes? Taking into account both lawfully and unlawfully large classes, there are growing numbers with 31 or more pupils.
The OECD have forecast that the UK will be the fastest growing G7 economy in 2015, while the IMF have it in second place.