Fact checks looking at the impact and reported impact of brexit on the UK economy
The EU did not completely outlaw use of imperial measures in the UK
Claims that the EU forced the UK to adopt the metric system and made the use of imperial measures illegal are not entirely true.
Claims of an EU mineral water ban need a drop of context
Manufacturers can continue to export to Britain, as long as they renew their accreditation by 7 January 2022.
The government’s numbers on savings for wine drinkers don’t add up
The government estimated its new imports policy will save wine drinkers £130 million. An industry body puts the figure at around £30 million.
The economy fact checks
Labour’s energy price freeze: fact checked
There appear to be some errors in the calculations in Labour’s plan to freeze the energy price cap, which might mean that it isn’t “fully-funded” after all.
Would Liz Truss’s plans for regional pay boards have saved £8.8 billion?
We look at the detail of the Conservative leadership candidate’s proposals for public sector pay, which she has now dropped after criticism.