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.
How many people have been evicted as a result of coronavirus?
Gambling spend down since 2008 on average
Bus fares have risen faster than wages since 2010
Albert Einstein did argue the rich control the means of communication and this damages democracy
MPs salaries have grown faster than starting salaries of nurses, teachers and police officers
Some pensioners will lose £70 a week, but Boris Johnson didn’t introduce the change
Who are “economically inactive” people, and could they join the work force?
Whether wages have passed their pre-crisis level depends on whether you include bonuses
Poverty hasn’t skyrocketed in the UK
Universal Credit has not got 200,000 people into work