Were 88% of Conservative ads ‘misleading’?

During the latest General Election campaign, political parties and campaigners often had their claims examined by independent fact-checkers.

An organisation called First Draft News claimed that for Conservative party advertisements on Facebook: “nearly 90% of the ads posted in the first days of December push figures already challenged by Full Fact”.

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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.