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  1. The Foreign Secretary and the UK Statistics Authority: £350 million explained

    09.21 / 18:49 fullfact.org Fullfact.org - Politics
    Over the weekend, Boris Johnson wrote in the Telegraph: “And yes – once we have settled our accounts, we will take back control of roughly £350 million per week. It would be a fine thing, as many of us have pointed out, if a lot of that money went on the NHS”. This is wrong, as we factchecked this week. The UK Statistics Authority wrote to the Foreign Secretary calling this a “clear misuse of official statistics”. Mr Johnson wrote back accusing the Authority of a “complete misrepresent…