FactCheck: Javid ‘misremembers’ homelessness stat
Channel 4 News
The data he refers to reveals that since the Conservatives took office in 2010, statutory homelessness has risen by 36 per cent.
C4 News FactCheck
NEW: The Conservatives have told
that Sajid Javid 'misremembered' a statistic about homelessness this morning when he claimed it 'reached its peak in 2008 under the last Labour government, since then it's down by almost a half'.
The Conservatives have told
that Sajid Javid 'misremembered' a homelessness stat. He seemed to take credit for a huge drop in statutory homelessness - but that actually happened under Labour. And under the Tories, it's gone up. Read my latest