Misinformation and disinformation cause real harm to people’s lives, health, finances and to democracy. We work with policy makers about all the ways they can ensure good information is available, easy to find, and understood; and what can be done to tackle misinformation and disinformation without harming free speech.

We published a major policy report on misinformation and disinformation in 2018 called Tackling Misinformation in an Open Society: what to do when the cure might be worse than the disease.

Helping everyone feel confident choosing what to trust

Providing better information

  • Full Fact and 11 other organisations published a joint letter to the Secretary of State about the National Data Strategy consultation, asking for urgent action in seven key areas (Jul 2019)
  • Report of the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Commitee on the Governance of Official Statistics (Jul 2019), which quotes our evidence
  • Oral evidence to the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Commitee on the Governance of Official Statistics (Mar 2019)
  • Full Fact wrote to the Head of the Government Communications Service, asking for a public explanation of the governance of the planned £100m public information campaign on preparing for a no-deal Brexit (August 2019)

 

For more information on our policy work, please contact our Policy and Impact Officer Rebecca Hill. We'll be adding more of our past policy work to this page over time.

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