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Full Fact 7h
It's Full Fact quiz time! Take our employment facts quiz on our Instagram story (and give us a follow if you'd like) :
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Full Fact 9h
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Labour do have a point. New solar capacity has slowed since 2016, as various subsidy schemes have closed. But the 94% figure uses the March/April quirk to exaggerate the fall in new capacity. [4/4]
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Full Fact 9h
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So the March spike is people rushing to get installations registered so they can benefit from higher rates. To assess what’s happening to solar capacity, we need to take a longer-term view. [3/4]
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Full Fact 9h
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There is almost always a big drop in new solar capacity installed in April compared to March each year. People with solar panels get paid for electricity their panels produce and that rate has dropped every April. Other tariff schemes have closed altogether in April. [2/4]
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Full Fact 9h
Various members of Labour's front bench have accused the government of neglecting the UK's solar industry, claiming that solar installations dropped 94% in April this year. This is technically correct but misleading—see thread ⬇️⬇️ [1/4]
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Full Fact 14h
The UK has been meeting its targets to reduce emissions, but we are currently set to miss future ones in the 2020s and 2030s.
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Full Fact Jun 23
Last week Michael Gove repeated the claim that 1.9 million more children are in good and outstanding schools since 2010. This is misleading, and it's time to stop saying this.
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Full Fact Jun 23
In Tuesday’s TV debate Boris Johnson said the UK can get a standstill in UK-EU trade arrangements under Article 24, while we negotiate a free trade agreement. Article 24 doesn't remove the need to strike a deal with the EU, and it’s unlikely to be used.
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Full Fact Jun 22
If you want to know about how to spot misleading images online, here's a handy guide:
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Full Fact Jun 21
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Full Fact Jun 21
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The UK has been meeting its targets to reduce emissions, but we are currently set to miss future ones in the 2020s and 2030s. [3/3]
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Full Fact Jun 21
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The UK's ambitions do go further than most other countries, and we are generally considered to be a world-leader in setting targets into law. Some other countries have set similar or more ambitious targets still. [2/3]
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Full Fact Jun 21
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During the disruption to his speech yesterday by climate change activists, the Chancellor Philip Hammond claimed that the UK has led the world in committing to "net zero" greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. [1/3]
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Full Fact Jun 21
Has the UK "led the world" in cutting greenhouse emissions? A thread 🌍
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Full Fact Jun 21
This week Michael Gove repeated the claim that 1.9 million more children are in good and outstanding schools since 2010. This is misleading, and it's time to stop saying this.
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Full Fact Jun 21
Our Head of Automated Factchecking discusses digital campaigning with for
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Full Fact Jun 21
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The Express said this was because of separation and family breakdown. It’s incorrect to assume all of these cases are due to separation and family breakdown. Respondents were not asked why they or someone they knew did not see their children on Father’s Day. [3/3]
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Full Fact Jun 21
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A poll found four in ten fathers had not seen their children on at least one father's day in the past OR knew a parent in the same situation. [2/3]
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Full Fact Jun 21
Over the weekend some newspapers reported that four in ten fathers wouldn't see their children on father's day. This is incorrect. [1/3]
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Full Fact Jun 20
Jeremy Hunt has said a quarter of primary school leavers are unable to read or write properly. 25% of 10 & 11 year-old students in England did not reach the expected level of reading in their SATs and 22% when tested on grammar, punctuation and spelling.
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