The LDV Friday Five: 24 May 2013

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. 11 Liberal Democrat MPs vote for registrars to be exempt from marrying same sex couples ( 68 comments) by Caron Lindsay
    2. The Sun story about Chris Huhne that was a total invention (and which the other papers happily copied ( 15 comments) by Stephen Tall
    3. How Liberal Democrat MPs voted on Same Sex Marriage Bill amendments ( 11 comments) by Caron Lindsay
    4. Same sex Marriage Bill: another Liberal Democrat victory (45 comments) by Caron Lindsay
    5. Opinion: why Lib Dems should support referendum on the EU and let’s have it by 2015 (46 comments) by Jemina Bland

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

1. Local Elections – House of Commons research paper

2. Being a liberal should mean

3. Why is no-one calling for the nuclear disarmament of Israel?

4. Future Conferences – where and when?

5. Manifesto and policy 2015

5 from the LDV archive

(24th May, 2007-11)

  1. Police offer reward following hate campaign in Watford by Mark Pack , (0 comments) from 2007
  2. BBC apologises for misleading political comments by Jeremy Clarkson (30  comments) by Mark Pack, from 2008
  3. Jo Swinson’s expenses: why you should write an email today ( 3 comments) by James Graham, from 2009
  4. Cuts: Labour need to decide why they oppose them (38 comments) by Iain Roberts, from 2010
  5. Tim Farron: Enough doom and gloom, we have the greatest opportunity in the history of our party (44 comments) by Tim Farron, from 2011

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

1. The Queen
2. Forms for Conference motions
3. John Moore lib dem
4. Human rights
5. Public sector car allowances

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…

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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