Jo Swinson MP, leader of the Liberal Democrats, asserted on the Today programme that the Labour leader had spent two weeks on holiday during the 2016 EU referendum. This claim is false— exaggerating the break that Jeremy Corbyn MP took.

During the leadership contest, Ms Swinson also asserted that “we are only in this mess because Jeremy Corbyn went missing in action in the 2016 campaign and went on holiday”. This claim is dubious, given survey evidence.

A false claim that Mr Corbyn had made 123 media appearances resurfaced. This statement misunderstands a study…