He said the government set up four new test sites 'shortly' after 8 June. But Leicester Council say the first new unit didn't open until 10 days' later.
Georgina LeeBoris Johnson said the government sent ‘4 more mobile testing units’ to Leicester ‘shortly’ after 8 June.
But it seems it was 10 days after 8 June before the first new site opened and 21 days before 4 new sites were added.
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The Prime Ministers suggested the 'New Deal' will pump £34bn into the NHS, but that’s not the case.
Georgina LeeAt today's #PMQs Boris Johnson appeared to suggest that yesterday's 'New Deal' would mean £34bn more injected into the NHS and £14bn more for schools. That's not the case.
Read my latest @FactCheck for the full analysis
Alok Sharma said 240,000 people had been tested on Monday.
Georgina LeeAlok Sharma said on BBC Breakfast this morning: “We had almost 240,000 people being tested on Monday”
But the Department for Business told me that he meant to say this was the number of tests, not people tested. My latest @FactCheck
The data he refers to reveals that since the Conservatives took office in 2010, statutory homelessness has risen by 36 per cent.
Georgina LeeThe Conservatives have told @FactCheck 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.
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'There’s absolutely no evidence that I’ve ever seen of any Russian interference in UK democratic processes.'
Georgina LeeJohnson said today he'd seen 'absolutely no evidence' of 'any Russian interference in UK democratic processes'
But that contradicts what he told the Russian Foreign Minister in 2017. Read my latest @FactCheck
Georgina LeeBoris Johnson has just repeated the claim that he’s seen no evidence of Russian interference in UK elections. That contradicts what he told the Russian Foreign Minister in 2017
The PM said 'There will be no forms, no checks, no barriers of any kind.'
Georgina LeeNEW: Boris Johnson contradicts cabinet colleagues and government's official assessment, claiming 'There will be no forms, no checks, no barriers of any kind' for Northern Irish businesses sending goods to Great Britain.
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The incorrect adverts have been displayed on Facebook over a million times.
Georgina LeeWe can reveal the Conservatives spent thousands on Facebook ads displayed over a million times in key Labour marginals - but they contain a basic error, which the party admitted after we pointed it out.
Read the full @FactCheck from @EdHowker and me
Boris Johnson has given 33 MPs a seat round the cabinet table.
Georgina LeeBoris Johnson's first cabinet is disproportionately:
🔹Male — 76%
🔹Privately educated — 64% vs 7% of UK
🔹Oxbridge degree-holding — 55% vs <1% of UK
But on one measure — ethnicity — the new frontbench looks more like Britain. My latest @FactCheck
The party claimed this week that 2017 saw the highest youth turnout in 25 years.
Georgina LeeLabour said this week that "in 2017, the number of young people who voted was the highest in 25 years". But that figure's based on outdated evidence. In 2018, the British Election Study found no proof of a "youthquake".
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The transport minister told Parliament that there was no special deal for the company building the third runway. But FactCheck has seen documents that throw his comments into a new light.
Georgina Lee@FactCheck HEATHROW EXCLUSIVE ✈️
Hours after the government refused to release them, we've now seen documents from one of the rivals to Heathrow's third runway scheme.
@JustineGreening says ministers should 'correct the parliamentary record'