The LDV Friday Five: 24 February 2012

It’s Friday. It’s five o’clock. Here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

  1. Where I stand on the new Lib Dem groupings (42 comments) by Stephen Tall
  2. “A shitty time to be a liberal”: The Economist’s must-read piece on the Clegg paradox (and 2 reasons why it’s wrong) (15 comments) by Stephen Tall
  3. Opinion: Work-fare or work fair? Why I shan’t be shopping at Tesco (46 comments) by Rebecca Tidy
  4. Health and Social Care Bill: a letter from Ed Milliband (42 comments) by Mark Valladares
  5. LibLink: Are the Lib Dems Giving Up More Than the Tories in Government? (48 comments) by Mary Reid

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Tesco ask for “workfare” to be voluntary
  2. Members Pack
  3. Claimant rates
  4. Membership of other political parties
  5. Another way to reform the House of Lords

5 from the LDV archive

(24th February, 2007-11)

  1. Opinion: The UK cannot afford paralysis in its relationship with Europe (28 comments) by Nick Lane, from 2011
  2. What the think tanks are saying: Is this the end of National Insurance? (13 comments) by George Kendall, from 2011
  3. Evidence-based policy – MPs call for an end to homeopathy on the NHS (42 comments) by Prateek Buch, from 2010
  4. Straw vetoes release of Iraq minutes: a nearly-LDV exclusive (5 comments) by Alix Mortimer, from 2009
  5. Something for the weekend: Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (1 comment) by Will Howells, from 2008

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. blood donation
  2. katie waring
  3. emlyn hooson
  4. andrew stunell
  5. phil bennion mep

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

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That’s it from the LDV Friday Five. Let the weekend commence in 5-4-3-2-1…

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