General Election 2019 Stat Checks: Week One

This article looks at the various statistics and claims I have checked in the first formal week of campaigning for the 2019 General Election. A letter from Sir David Norgrove, chair of the UK Statistics Authority, was sent to all party leaders:

I would ask that statistical sources should be clear and accessible to all; any caveats or limitations in the statistics should be respected; and campaigns should not pick out single…

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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.