People asking for evidence

This is a live and unedited list of evidence requests coming through our website, not including requests people have chosen to keep private. 

Screenshot of Department for Transport press release
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Financial benefit of big, fast tractors

- British Farmers are at a competitive disadvantage to their continental counterparts by current limits on tractor speed and weight - Reduction in tractor journeys allowed by larger tractors and [...]
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London bus
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Saving 50,000 tons of CO2 a year?

Using biodiesel made from London's used cooking oil in London buses could save 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year. [...]
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Gold-flecked gloves make your skin look younger

A new pair of commercial gloves supposedly contain “minute particles of 24-carat gold that are bound to molecules of hyaluronic acid” that “helps to reduce the appearance of lines and [...]
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Wind Farm
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Wind farms and house prices

Wind farms can knock [...]
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Underpants to protect you from mobile phone radiation

Underpants - with a "mesh of pure silver" incorporated into the material - can "block at least 99.9% of the harmful radiation". [...]
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Eating placenta can "reduce postnatal depression"

Eating placenta can "reduce postnatal depression". [...]
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Ann Summers

When working at Ann Summers I was told to advise customers that the ‘Buzz Fresh Wipes’ were able to prevent infections. [...]
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tablet
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Finish Dishwasher Tablets

Finish ‘Power and Pure’ dishwasher tablets now contain "less chemicals", instead cleaning through "active oxygen". [...]
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People who live alone yield more food waste than the average person

people who lived alone threw away 40 per cent more food and drink than the average person [...]
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A starling
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Are antidepressants, painkillers and contraceptive pills damaging British wildlife?

Are antidepressants, painkillers and contraceptive pills damaging British wildlife? [...]
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Headline on the Guardian website
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Public health benefits of cycling

If 10% of all journeys were made by bicycle (as opposed to the current 2%), the nation would gain “the combined equivalent of more than 1m years of healthy living [...]
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Amber for teething

'Baltic amber' necklaces and bracelets used to treat teething symptoms in babies and toddlers [...]
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Crown Trade - Steracryl antimicrobial paint

The claim made is that: "SteriTouch® liquid additive was incorporated into the base formulation of the paint, demonstrating its versatility and producing a bacterial reduction of 99.9%. Field trials in [...]
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#Gowiththeflow campaign
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Will the #gowiththeflow campaign really save water?

University of East Anglia have started a campaign called #gowiththeflow encouraging their classmates on campus to urinate in the shower to save water [...]
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Tractor speed limits
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Does increasing tractor speed limits boost UK economy?

Raising tractor speed limit to 25mph will [...]
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Alpecin bottle
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Does caffeine shampoo really work?

Caffeine shampoo makes your hair grow back [...]
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Sat Fat

Eating food high in saturated fat isn't bad for your health [...]
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