Unemployment, nurses, and knife crime: factchecking Prime Minister's Questions
We've factchecked claims from Prime Minister's Questions on unemployment, nurse training, apprenticeships, and knife crime.
How many of those convicted of knife crime go to prison?
The front page of the Mail today claimed that re-offenders convicted of knife crime are avoiding jail. We've taken a look at the figures.
Is the rising cost of alcohol behind falling violent crime?
The Times reports a 'shock drop' in violent crime as they and others point to rising alcohol costs and falling consumption as the cause. What does the evidence say?
Are austerity cuts allowing criminals to get away with violent offences?
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has unearthed a fifteen-fold increase in the number of 'community resolutions' dealing with violent crime. Are cuts behind this shift in policing methods?