9th Apr 2019
Prime Minister’s pension claims don’t adjust for inflation
Theresa May said the Conservatives have increased the basic state pension by over £1,450. That’s correct in cash terms, but once you account for inflation it’s around £550 more.
We all deserve a better debate on poverty
What was the New Deal?
This is what we know about the government loan to pay slave owners compensation after slavery was abolished in 1833
Boris Johnson incorrect to say Keir Starmer is “completely wrong” about past trends in child poverty
Claim that extending the Brexit transition period could cost £380 billion is not credible
Claim that 7.7% of UK goods exports go to the EU is a big underestimate
It’s likely that over 100,000 people have entered the UK since the lockdown began
Claims about who’s paid by the state aren’t very meaningful
The government hasn’t provided evidence for its claim that 15,000 arrive per day into the UK
How many people have been evicted as a result of coronavirus?