General Election 2019 Stat Checks: The Calm
The next UK general election will be held on 12th December 2019. During political campaigns, politicians and campaigners may misunderstand or misuse statistics — usually in pursuit of partisan arguments.
Statistics are important in public debate. Accuracy matters.
Throughout this election campaign, I will seek to check as many of these statistical claims as I can. Each claim will be checked, and given a rating with reasoning.