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Policies we’re still adding

When we started out, we extracted all of the policies (promises) from the government’s 2017 election manifesto, and logged them in a spreadsheet. There were 694 of them, spread across 16 categories. Since then, a small but committed group of volunteers have been writing verdicts for each of the promises, tackling one category at a […]

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Writing Style Guide

Hello. This post describes how we approach the writing on Policy Tracker. It’s firstly a guide for our volunteers who track policies, but it’s also for everyone else who’s interested in seeing how we work, helping us improve and stay honest. Who are writing for? We want Policy Tracker to be useful for voters of […]

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How to… Edit a live policy

If you’ve seen a news update that effects one of the policies, or if you just want to make an improvement, here’s how you you go about it. Step 1: Make the change When you log in, head to the Policies menu and search for the policy you want to change (using the search box […]

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How to… Upload a new policy

Congratulations – you’re about to upload a new policy to the website. Here’s what to do. Preparing your policy When you log in, head to the Policies menu choose Add New. For each policy there are six pieces of information you need to upload, including your all-important Verdict. Five of them are provided for you […]

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Become a Policy Tracker!

Join us! We’re on a mission to make politics more accessible, and governments more accountable. Policy Tracker tracks the progress of every promise in the government’s manifesto. We write simple explanations of each promise, and give evidence of what’s happened so far. We also offer our readers interesting ways to get more involved in each […]

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