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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

7 ver 4 fullMany thanks to the 14000 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

On Sarah Wollaston’s naming and shaming in the Times of  “very aggressive male bloggers” (8 comments) by Stephen Tall

Daily Mail attacks Nick Clegg for Cyril Smith RIP tribute. Why? (34 comments) by Stephen Tall

Jeremy Browne’s Race Plan. I’ve read it, so here’s my review. (58 comments) by Stephen Tall

Opinion: Regina v Nigel Evans should wake up MPs (35 comments) by Antony Hook

Lib Dems: “Cyril Smith’s

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

members forum wordleLibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

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How you can help Liberal Democrat Voice

Screen Shot 2014-03-09 at 08.06.08 Liberal Democrats LibbyThe Voice is only a success because of the interest and support from our readers. For many people just lurking and reading the site is all they want to do – and that’s fine, we’re grateful for people taking the time to read the site.

You can though help us continue to produce interesting content for a growing audience. Here are four simple ways:

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

7 ver 4 fullMany thanks to the 15,500 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

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How to get Lib Dem Voice by email

Why not join hundreds of other Lib Dem Voice readers in getting our latest headlines by email?

Some people like regularly visiting a site to see if there’s new stories of interest. Some people like subscribing to its news feed (RSS) and checking that way. But if you prefer email, you can instead sign up to get a daily early morning email with a summary of the previous day’s posts from Lib Dem Voice, complete with a note of how many comments each post has got and convenient links to click on if any take your fancy and you want to take a read.

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

7 ver 4 fullMany thanks to the  14911 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Nick v Nigel: the polls call it for Farage. Disappointing, but don’t panic! Here’s 3 reasons why you shouldn’t… (56 comments) by Stephen Tall

Nick v Nigel Round 2, My second thoughts  (39 comments) by Stephen Tall

UKIP’s success masks its existential crisis (40 comments) by Caspian Conran

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Strategic advances at Liberal Democrat Voice

This week's Golden Dozen displayed via wordle.netWe at LDV towers are proud to announce a new strategy for Liberal Democrat Voice which will increase our influence within and beyond the party and leverage the capabilities of social media technologies to their full potential. This strategy makes full use of the unique placement we have as ‘our place to talk’ and premier online Liberal Democrat presence, as well as our regular authoritative members’ surveys.

The strategy has three essential, intertwined and synergistic elements:

1. We will be moving the site to the Nationbuilder platform …

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

members forum wordleLibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 7 days:

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

7 ver 4 fullMany thanks to the 14,400 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

forum1LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 7 days:

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 15,300 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

17 policies on which Labour and the Lib Dems now agree (21 comments) by Stephen Tall

Nick Clegg’s speech to Spring Conference in full  (71 comments) by Stephen Tall

Five reasons why Liberal Democrats are leaving York in good spirits (30 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Opinion: My resignation from Federal Conference Committee (6 comments) by Kelly-Marie Blundell

By-election update: Lib Dems take two seats from Tories in Canterbury and Ludlow (21 comments) by ALDC

Suspicions of Lib-Labbery (44 comments) by Joe …

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 12,781 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Andrew Rawnsley: “The real reason Nick threw the gauntlet down to Nigel” (19 comments) by The Voice

Shirley Williams: “A separate Scotland would be a diminished Scotland, leaving behind a diminished United Kingdom” (46 comments) by The Voice

Two Liberal Democrats on holiday together? They must be plotting to overthrow Nick Clegg.(16 comments) by Newsmoggie

Cameron “to rule out second Coalition” piece in Telegraph. It may be a bluff, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be forced to do it (36 comments) …

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 7 days:

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How you can help Liberal Democrat Voice

The Voice is only a success because of the interest and support from our readers. For many people just lurking and reading the site is all they want to do – and that’s fine, we’re grateful for people taking the time to read the site.

You can though help us continue to produce interesting content for a growing audience. Here are four simple ways:

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the  13,600 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Apres Nick: Which Lib Dem MPs are best placed to become the next leader? (53 comments) by Stephen Tall 

Yes, food poverty is real, but the situation is complex and solutions are not straightforward (97 comments) by Nick Thornsby.

Clegg v Farage: Why Nick needs Nigel (33 comments) by Stephen Tall

Coalition with Labour on “if they don’t break the bank” (44 comments) by Joe Otten

Nobody else will speak up for liberalism so our manifesto has to be brimming

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 10 days:

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 10 days:

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the  15,300 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election: Labour win easily, UKIP beat Tories into second, Lib Dems lose deposit (100 comments) by Stephen Tall

Must-read analysis from Peter Kellner on where the 5 million missing 2010 Lib Dem voters have gone  (39 comments) by Stephen Tall

Statement by Lord Rennard (29 comments) by The Voice

Legal action to be launched by Lord Rennard unless membership suspension lifted (34 comments) by The Voice

Men, is your behaviour driving women out of politics? (56 comments) by Caron Lindsay

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 19,300 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs quits as Director of Communications to the DPM (15 comments) by The Voice

Opinion: Eastern Europeans hold the key to the European elections (42) by Issan Ghazni

Sarah Yong selected as Liberal Democrat candidate for Somerton and Frome (13) by Caron Lindsay

Lewis Baston on the polls and ‘How the Lib Dems will actually do’ (36) by Stephen Tall

YouGov asks: What is it about Lib Dems and Sci-Fi? (25) by Mary Reid

Mike Hancock resigns from Lib Dem cabinet

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions the past week:

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the  17,300 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Statement by Maajid Nawaz and Mohammed Shafiq (47 comments) by The Voice

And the new Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader is…. (44 comments) by The Voice

Jane Merrick: “How we can all stop worrying and learn to love the Lib Dems” (46 comments) by The Voice

Tom Brake MP writes… Liberal Democrats have improved the Lobbying Bill (58 comments) by The Voice

The Malcolm Bruce Interview Part 1: on the Liberal Democrats’ achievements in Government and why SNP’s promises are undeliverable (4 …

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 10 days:

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Cowdenbeath by election

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Victory for Hemming over Family Court secrecy

Inside Harriet Harman’s Head

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 21,900 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

We should support Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz in the face of death threats (134 comments) by Stephen Tall

Internal investigation in to Lord (Chris) Rennard: new statement issued by Alistair Webster QC (37 comments) by The Voice

Opinion: What does bringing the party into disrepute mean? (110 comments) by David Howarth

Tim Farron’s email to Lib Dem members explaining the suspension of Lord Rennard (62 comments) by The Voice

Suspension of Lord Rennard (29 comments) by The Voice

QC’s report into

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 14,800  visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

What’s with the Nick Clegg/Ed Balls love in? (18 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Opinion: Foodbanks: Are there more hungry people than a decade ago? (25 comments) by Iain Roberts

Don Foster MP to stand down in 2015 (12 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Opinion: The Immigration Trap (76 comments) by David Allen

Should MPs be allowed to take their babies into the voting lobby? (26 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Lorely Burt to stand for Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader (19 comments) by The …

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 12,700 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

So we might have Ed Balls in a Labour/Liberal Democrat coalition Cabinet after all.. (86 comments) by Caron Lindsay

NEW POLL: Who is your Liberal Voice of the year? (20 comments) by Stephen Tall

LibLink: Richard Reeves: The Clegg Factor (50 comments) by Newshound

New Year Reflections from Charles Kennedy: 2014 is not for the politically timid (17 comments) by Charles Kennedy

Opinion: Putting the facts into Britain’s fraudulent immigration debate (30 comments) by Giles Goodall

Going it alone (54 comments) by …

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LDV’s 2013 Best: our dozen most-read articles of last year

Many thanks to the  555,972 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice in 2013. Here’s our 12 most-read posts…

The affair is none of our business, but how did it get in the papers anyway? (54 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Tom Brake on 38 degrees and the Transparency and Lobbying Bill (84 comments) by Tom Brake MP

Sarah Teather won’t fight 2015 election (286 comments) by Caron Lindsay

The Economist’s political map of the UK: north/south divide revealed (35 comments) by Stephen Tall

Simon Hughes MP writes: My vote on the same sex marriage bill (111 comments) by Simon Hughes MP

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 9000 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Time to expose UKIP (32 comments) by Issan Ghazni

Telegraph: “Liberal Democrats believe that party can oust several Tories” (22 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Same story, two very different headlines (30 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Vince tells Andrew Marr: Immigration panic does damage, politicians should give facts not resort to harmful populism. (42 comments) by Newshound

Two thirds of Lib Dem members say yes to HS2 (12 comments) by Stephen Tall

Duncan Hames steps down as PPS to  Nick Clegg and Simon

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 13,000 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Porn blocking comes in and blocks the LGBT+ website as porn (30 comments) by Alisdair Calder McGregor

Lib Dem Deputy Leadership runners and riders. Who’s your choice? (45 comments) by Stephen Tall

Exclusive: What Lib Dem members think about the Lib Dems and the coalition (16 comments) by Stephen Tall

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What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you’re reading now. The second is our private members’ forum, which only current Lib Dem members can access.

If you’re a member and want to chat with fellow party members about any issue that’s on your mind, then why not sign up? In addition, you’ll be included in our regular surveys’ of party members’ views.

Here’s some of the most active discussions this past 7 days:

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