Latest the economy fact checks
Overall GDP hasn’t had ‘seven consecutive quarters of no growth’
Labour MP Sarah Owen’s claim at Prime Minister’s Questions isn’t true of GDP overall. She was referring to GDP per capita instead, though she didn’t specify this at the time.
Has the government failed in its pledge to grow the economy?
We’ve taken a look at what the latest GDP figures mean for the Prime Minister’s pledge to “grow the economy”.
Think tank did not estimate that the average person is ‘over £10,000 a year’ worse off since 2010
Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner MP and Janet Daby MP both misquoted a figure from the Centre for Cities think tank in Parliament.