The LDV Friday Five: 12 April 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. Opinion: Dr Strangelove: or how I got utterly fed up with the Left (118 comments) by Jack Williams
  2. RIP Margaret Thatcher (42 comments) by The Voice
  3. Paddy Ashdown pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher (and shows Nick how it’s done) (66 comments) by Stephen Tall
  4. Opinion: Is UKIP a threat to community cohesion? (54 comments) by David Hennigan
  5. Liberal Democrats pay tribute to Lady Thatcher (26 comments) by The Voice

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Return to 50p top rate
  2. Loyalty Card schemes for local high streets
  3. Missing postcodes
  4. Clegg says drunks who get into fights should repay NHS costs
  5. Double or triple the Jobseekers Allowance?

5 from the LDV archive

(12 April, 2007-12)

  1. Should we become a nation of contented losers? (15 comments) by James Graham, from 2007
  2. Clegg does the culture clinic (4 comments) by The Voice, from 2008
  3. Opinion: ‘Dirty tricks’ politics is destroying British democracy (15 comments) by Matt Wood, from 2009
  4. Lib Dems on Labour’s manifesto: “Every Labour manifesto since 1997 has been full of promises they have broken” (2 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2010
  5. Opinion: How are councils making savings? (14 comments) by Rob Blackie, from 2011

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. ukip
  2. margaret thatcher
  3. minimum wage 2013
  4. paris brown
  5. national minimum wage 2013

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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