The LDV Friday Five: 10 June 2011

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. Andrew Reeves passes away (37 comments) by Mark Pack
  2. Response: Chair of Federal Conference Committee on increased security measures (153 comments) by Andrew Wiseman
  3. Opinion: Why you should be taking Lembit Opik seriously (57 comments) by Richard Clare
  4. Opinion: The problem with Lib Dem conference security arrangements (27 comments) by Dave Page
  5. The perils of projecting the impact of boundary changes from previous election results (12 comments) by Mark Pack

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Inverclyde Byelection
  2. Tim Farron at glee club
  3. Pension age increase and unemployment in the over 50s
  4. Vince Cable speaks to the GMB
  5. Freedom of speech

5 from the LDV archive

(10th June, 2007-10)

  1. Nick Clegg declares “Ich bin ein Berliner” (10 comments) by The Voice, from 2010
  2. The results of the other Lib Dem Parliamentary contest – Lords Dholakia and Alderdice elected (4 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2010
  3. Judgement Day for Boris Johnson’s first year in office (3 comments) by Helen Duffett, from 2009
  4. NEW POLL: should the Lib Dems support AV? (36 comments) by Stephen Tall , from 2009
  5. Key communications staff to leave Lib Dems (0 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2008

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. andrew reeves
  2. andrew reeves lib dem
  3. nicked the musical
  4. baroness hussein-ece
  5. andrew reeves liberal democrats

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

  • @phil_reilly There appears to be only one man in the chamber for the debate on impact of govt policies on women – and his name is Hilary. #malefail
  • @alexwilcock “No-one voted for you,” the unelected member of the Lords tells the elected MPs. Know the one about motes and eyes, your Archbishoprick?
  • @FloellaBenjamin My new refreshed website now on line. My daughter rebuilt it, that’s my girl!
  • @stephen_gilbert Lib Dem conf’ photo guidelines: “Show full head… with nothing covering your face (including hair)” – is this the end of the beard??
  • @caronmlindsay Writing a friend’s obituary is never easy, but @littlegrumpyg has done Andrew Reeves proud in the Scotsman.
  • If you are a Lib Dem who tweets, and would like to be added to Ryan’s Lib Dem Tweets aggregator, drop him an email at [email protected]

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

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