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FactCheck: Labour’s ‘violent crime up’ claim – Channel 4 News

Is “violent crime up on our streets”? That’s the claim Labour are making in election leaflets today, as Britain prepares to head to the polls. But the UK Statistics Authority recently wrote to the party, pointing out that official data shows “little change in overall violent crime in recent years”. Are Britain’s streets really less safe …

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new twist in Conservatives ‘50,000 nurses’ promise – Channel 4 News

The Conservative manifesto promises “50,000 more nurses” for the NHS. The devil is in the detail, as always, and some critics accused the Conservatives of pulling a fast one. The costings document that accompanied the manifesto clarified that the party wanted to spend between £759m and £879m a year from 2020/21 to 2023/24 on “nurse …

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