During Liz Truss' speech at the Tory party conference, she bragged about her humble beginnings - but the facts aren't entirely true.

"I stand here today as the first prime minister of our country to have gone to a comprehensive school", she said defiantly.

Gordon Brown, who served as prime minister from 2007-2010, attended Kirkcaldy High School in Fife, Scotland, which is also a comprehensive school.

Theresa May, who served as prime minister from 2016-2019, attended Wheatley Park Comprehensive School.

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