The LDV Friday Five: 14 October 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. LDV Caption Competition | Hugh Grant and Nick Clegg “one for the family album” edition (17 comments) by Stephen Tall
  2. Ten tips for running a better local party AGM (7 comments) by Mark Pack
  3. What’s the point of switching to individual electoral registration? (9 comments) by Mark Pack
  4. Sarah Teather MP writes: Pupil Premium – coming to a school near you (9 comments) by Sarah Teather MP
  5. Opinion: Theresa May’s cat – why we should be proud of our conference (11 comments) by Nick Tyrone

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Weekly bins and 80mph
  2. Words on the ballot paper
  3. Knocking on doors – what pretext?
  4. Attendance at conference
  5. Internet Filtering

5 from the LDV archive

(14th October, 2006-10)

  1. Independent calls on Lib Dems to stand aside in Bedford (79 comments) by The Founding Editor, from 2006
  2. Welsh leadership in German’s hands… for a year (26 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2007
  3. Are the Tories playing the expectations game? (6 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2008
  4. Lib Dem MPs’ Legg letters: scores on the doors (7 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2009
  5. Tim Farron: why you should back me for Party President (10 comments) by Tim Farron, from 2010

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. julian glover
  2. andrew reeves lib dem
  3. should burkas be banned
  4. xinhai revolution
  5. imitation poll cards

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

  • @aligoldsworthy Huge congratulations to @jennywillott for getting govt concession on women’s pensions. Quietly, brilliantly achieving change.
  • @Danlew0 Pupil Premium to give an extra £1,728,000 to schools in Bootle & Litherland. Liberal Democrats, In government On your side
  • @themsley Just responded to emails I received on LY Conference. We’ve had a great response to our email yesterday! #lyconf11
  • @ewanhoyle The Home Office have issued a revised statement “We have no intention of improving drug laws based upon expert advice” Honesty at last!!
  • @hmatthews92 This whole Letwin shambles does explain why the Government is so keen on weekly bin collections…
  • 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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