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During appearances on local BBC Radio stations, Prime Minister Liz Truss incorrectly claimed that under the Energy Price Guarantee “nobody" would pay fuel bills of more than £2,500.
This is false. This figure is based on the amount a “typical” household will pay, based on average energy usage, but it is not a cap on the total cost of bills.What is the Energy Price Guarantee?
Giving the keynote speech at Labour’s conference, party leader Sir Keir Starmer claimed, among other things, that every policy Labour announced would be fully costed.
Labour claims it will fund some policies through maintaining green levies and the 45p additional tax rate. But these wouldn’t create any new money to spend on new policies.Money for nothing
An article published in the Daily Express, also published online, claims that “1 in 4 could be without a GP within ten years”.
Using Health Foundation projections of a shortfall of 8,800 GPs by 2030, it doesn't necessarily suggest that one in four people will be without a GP by the end of the decade.Access to GP vs quality of care
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