General Election 2019 Stat Checks: Week Five

This is my final stat check for the campaign. Including the article before official campaigning started, this is the sixth post on suspicious stats and fallacious figures in the 2019 General Election.

The BBC’s More or Less programme has Tim Harford cutting his scalpel of truth into claims about nurses, hospitals and the economy.

Polls open at 7am on Thursday 12th December.

The poverty conundrum



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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters


This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.