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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?
Budget 2013: where is the money coming from, and where is it going?
George Osborne's fourth Budget was certainly keenly-anticipated, but what will his announcements mean "on the shop floor"? Full Fact puts the figures in context.
Caps, meters and accounts - the social care 'economy'
As George Osborne announced in his Budget that the Government would introduce a cap on social care costs a year earlier than planned, how does this impact on Labour's claim that nobody who is currently in care will benefit from the reforms?
Full Fact sources index: where to find the information you need
Department of Health refuses Freedom of Information request on health tourism
Hollow records, selective reporting and dubious trends: the employment debate
Where have all the men gone?
What's happening to net migration?
Freedom of Information matters: support it
MPs report on communicating statistics: "Not just true, but also fair"
PCC upholds newspaper's voodoo poll reporting
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"
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