13th Feb 2019
Mark Carney didn’t say Brexit could usher in “a golden age of trade”
Bank of England governor Mark Carney said Brexit is the first test of the new global order, not that it could usher in a golden age of trade.
3rd Dec 2018
The UK's EU membership fee
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.
Counting Esther McVey’s record on employment
Was foreign aid money spent on an airport that doesn’t run flights?
Employment: What’s happened to wages since 2010
Employment: Is employment up only because of zero hours contracts?
Employment: Is work being spread more thinly?
Employment: How is it defined and why does that matter?
Employment: Can you trust employment statistics?
UK-US trading and investment: a special relationship
What happened to council funding, welfare spending and police numbers under the Coalition?
Poverty in the UK: a guide to the facts and figures
The UK won’t have to adopt the Euro by 2020
What is the UK’s public debt?
Do Conservative councils charge £100 less tax than Labour or Liberal Democrat councils?
Have the most deprived councils seen the biggest reductions in funding?
Do Labour councils cost you £350 less in council tax?