26th Nov 2019

This supposed Dominic Raab tweet seems to be an old fake

There is no evidence he ever tweeted it and it was widely reported as a fake over a year ago.

26th Nov 2019

Twitter polls are not accurate opinion polls

The BBC only cited the YouGov poll showing 51% of people though Boris Johnson won the ITV leaders debate, because it was the only poll conducted in a way to ...

26th Nov 2019

How to register to vote: everything you need to know

26 November 2019 is the last day you can register to vote for the general election on 12 December. Here are a few facts about the process of registering and ...

26th Nov 2019

The £20.5 billion NHS England spending increase is the largest five year increase since the mid-2000s

NHS England spending is set to increase by £20.5 billion between 2018/19 and 2023/24. The last time spending increased by at least that amount was between 2004/05 and 2009/10.

25th Nov 2019

Latest poll puts support for Welsh independence at 24%

On the Andrew Marr show, Mr Marr said support for Welsh independence was never more than 10% while Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said it was at up to 30%.

25th Nov 2019

Labour corrects broadband cost figure

Labour initially calculated the cost of maintaining a full fibre broadband network at £230million a year. Data suggests costs would be two to four times this amount.

24th Nov 2019

Conservative party manifesto 2019: fact checked

This page will feature all our fact checks on the Conservative party manifesto for the 2019 general election.

22nd Nov 2019

Diane Abbott did say that Chairman Mao did more good than harm

This was said during an interview on This Week in 2008.

22nd Nov 2019

It's not correct to say two-thirds of businesses make less than £10,000 profit

Two-thirds of limited companies have corporation tax liabilities of up to £10,000, but fewer than half of businesses make a profit of less than £10,000.

22nd Nov 2019

Conservative party misleadingly edit video of Jess Phillips

A video from October where Ms Phillips talks about how parties can’t deliver everything in manifestos was edited to make it look like she was talking about the 2019 Labour ...

22nd Nov 2019

Is the NHS up for sale?

At the moment it comes down to who you believe, but beware of extreme and unrealistic predictions.

21st Nov 2019

Labour party manifesto 2019: fact checked

This page will feature all our fact checks on the Labour party manifesto for the 2019 general election.

20th Nov 2019

Liberal Democrat manifesto 2019: fact checked

This page will feature all our fact checks on the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the 2019 general election.

20th Nov 2019

Public spending on buses not down by half in a decade

Funding from local authorities in England (excluding London) is down 43%, and this excludes money from central government which has not seen such large falls.

20th Nov 2019

The Daily Mail front page did not call Boris Johnson a traitor

A fake Daily Mail front page criticising Boris Johnson is circulating online.