Full Fact fights bad information

We’re a team of independent fact checkers and campaigners who find, expose and counter the harm it does.

Full Fact fights bad information

Bad information ruins lives. It promotes hate, damages people’s health, and hurts democracy. You deserve better.

Recent fact checks

The deputy leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Zack Polanski, claimed the two-child benefit cap “kept 1.8 million children in poverty last year”.

This isn't right. Earlier this year a charity estimated 1.8 million children were affected by the cap, but not all of these children are in poverty.

Child poverty

We’ve seen a number of false claims circulating online following the attempted assassination of President Donald Trump.

Our roundup covers some of the false claims we’ve seen, including altered images that fabricated misleading narratives about what occurred.

Donald Trump

Our politics blog has rolling coverage of, and commentary on, what we’re fact checking in Westminster and beyond.

Read our analysis of the latest political events, as well as our coverage of the King’s Speech.

Politics Live