Academic experts get behind the soundbites and campaign claims. [Read now...]
In the last week or so, a number of ministers have made a series of false or misleading claims about EU citizens in the UK. Professor Steve Peers has examined and fact-checked those claims. [Read now...]
There is no evidence that migration has reduced the quality of healthcare in the UK, nor that migration affects the overall level of crime. So, why are politicians blaming EU citizens for the impact of their austerity policies? [Read now...]
Michael Gove claims that drug prices are not on the negotiating table. Professor Karl Claxton fact-checks the claim. [Read now...]
Donald Trump’s war on facts is the latest play in a long-established tradition to create a post-truth reality.
The origins of the post-truth age date back decades, but the real world is now fast fading from view. [Read now...]
They told you it would definitely happen using every media you can think of. But in today’s unpredictable politics there is one thing you can be sure of: Do or die, come what may, we are NOT leaving on 31 October. [Read now...]
Liz Truss, who herself changed her mind on Brexit to become a Brexiter (perhaps for careerist reasons), claimed “no one” has changed their minds on Brexit. She uses the claim as an argument against a People’s Vote. Shall we look at the evidence, then? [Read now...]
Fishy Facts — Three things about the UK fishing industry that Mr Farage would rather you didn’t know.
One of the more peculiar aspects of this on-going Brexit saga is the role ‘fish’ have played in the debate. [Read now...]