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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.
Women's rights: separating fact from fiction
From the glass ceiling to domestic violence, we look at the numbers affecting women inside and outside the UK.
How many people died "unnecessarily" at Mid Staffs?
Certain politicians and sections of the media have continued to call for the resignation of the NHS Chief Executive, arguing that he ignored the warning signs that meant up to 1200 people died in Mid Staffordshire hospitals "unnecessarily". But where is this number from?
What's behind the fall in net migration?
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In the same week that Theresa May announced a fall in net migration, Yvette Copper and Ed Miliband presented Labour's new approach to immigration. Is it based on sound evidence?
Is the Government failing to enforce the minimum wage?
As the Commons sits to debate the Government's plans for Romanian and Bulgarian newcomers into the UK, Labour questions whether the Coalition are doing enough to enforce the minimum wage so that British workers don't get undercut illegally.
Has the NHS starved 1,165 patients to death?
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With the health service still reeling from the Mid Staffs scandal, should we be worried by the claim in the Sunday Express that the NHS has starved over a thousand patients to death?
Is it cheaper to pay off terror suspects than challenge them in court?
In response to the Coalition's plan to increase the use of "secret courts" in cases where the intelligence services must defend their conduct, the Daily Mail announced that it would be cheaper for the Government to compensate terror suspects. Is this true?
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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