Sajid Javid said on 5 December that homelessness has halved under the Conservatives since 2008—is this true?
This article is part of our Ask Full Fact series on the 2019 general election, answering your questions about the election, from claims the main parties are making to what happens on polling day.
No single figure about child poverty tells the whole story
Based on one of the most comprehensive measures, child poverty fell between 2010 and 2015, but has been rising since. The latest figures suggest it’s now back to roughly what it was in 2010.
Angela Rayner uses exaggerated figure for number of WASPI women in poverty
Ms Rayner said millions of women have fallen into poverty because of changes to the pension age. We don’t know the number for certain but it is certainly not millions.
Claim about UK wealth and poverty is flawed
The measure of wealth used by Mr Corbyn is not the most relevant to discussions of poverty and wealth redistribution.
Poverty in the UK: a guide to the facts and figures
How many people are in poverty in the UK, and how has this been changing in recent years?
Labour's record on inequality and social mobility: 1997 to 2010
In an online video on Labour's inequality record Tony Blair lists statistics on topics from tax and spending, to education, the NHS and poverty. The figures are pretty much all broadly correct, but also don't directly relate to overall income inequality.
Period poverty: how widespread is it?
Representative surveys have found the number is around one in ten young women and girls across the whole UK.
The estimated number of homeless people in Britain is broadly comparable to the population of Iceland
The calculation includes the number of people living in temporary accommodation, hostels and those sleeping rough.
The UK’s poverty rate is around average for the EU
A viral tweet misleadingly suggests the UK poverty rate is higher than certain other European countries’ by using a different measure for the UK.
BBC Question Time: Recap and Factcheck
Question Time was set in the Staffordshire town of Cannock this week and discussed Brexit, gambling and homelessness.