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What proportion of Government cuts were Labour committed to?
Two halves of the Coalition offered two different interpretations of the size of the cuts proposed by the last Government this week, but do either reflect the true picture?
Nick Clegg: asylum system "in chaos"
In a speech on the 60th anniversary of the Refugee Council this afternoon, Nick Clegg claimed the asylum system was “in chaos” when the coalition government came in. Is he right?
Is the public sector pay gap as large as the media suggests?
The release of a report today on the better pay public servants are perceived to receive saw a range of figures proposed in the press for the size of the 'public sector pay gap'. Do any of these bear closer scrutiny?
Are wind turbines to blame for projected rises in electricity bills?
3 out of 5
The Express claimed today that the Government's Renewable Energy Review has found the cost of wind farms will add £50 to the average annual household bill by 2020. But does this figure only include wind farms?
Jumping the Sun? AV referendum turnout not so low
1 out of 5
“JUST one in five Brits bothered to vote in the AV referendum yesterday” claimed the Sun on Friday in an article which—despite official figures showing that turnout was actually 42 per cent—is still online today.
AV Referendum: would 137 "losers" have won in 2010 under AV?
3 out of 5
Two newspapers this week claimed that up to 137 candidates that finish as low as eighth at last year's election could have been swept to Westminster under AV. Is there any basis for this assertion?
Would only the Lib Dems have always benefited in past elections under AV?
5 out of 5
In the Mirror today, Caroline Flint MP claimed that the Liberal Democrats would have been the only party to benefit in every election for the last 30 years under AV. What does the modelling say?
Forced to fly the EU flag on Europe day?
2 out of 5
“EUROCRATS last night faced an angry revolt over attempts to force Britain to celebrate the EU’s Europe Day next week,” claimed the Daily Express and Daily Star today. But are the plans real?
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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