General Election 2019 Stat Checks: Week Three

The campaign continued, as did the questionable claims.

In the third week of campaigning for the 2019 General Election, there were many questionable claims by politicians, journalists and campaigners.

The Invisible Cut

Claim: Labour cuts Conservatives’ poll lead to eight points.
Rating: False.
Reasoning: On the Independent website, the article cites a poll by BMG Research, which was sponsored by the news organisation: