The LDV Friday Five: 19 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. Rebecca Taylor MEP writes…Electronic Cigarettes: No smoke, but lots of fiery debate (24 comments) by Rebecca Taylor MEP
  2. Julian Huppert writes…Update on the Defamation Bill (15 comments) by Julian Huppert MP
  3. Ding Dong & Mrs T. It’s simple: don’t buy it and don’t ban it (47 comments) by Stephen Tall
  4. Paddy Ashdown pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher (and shows Nick how it’s done) (87 comments) by Stephen Tall
  5. Lib Dems’ libel reform retreat points to a wider Coalition problem (14 comments) by Stephen Tall

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Compulsory schooling / training to age 17/18?
  2. What’s the best use of limited resources?
  3. Gains in the Counties
  4. Changing the name of your county division
  5. Lib Dem principles and policy

5 from the LDV archive

(19 April, 2007-12)

  1. Calling all marathon runners (1 comment) by The Founding Editor, from 2007
  2. Opinion: On Immigration and Being Yellow (both ethnically and politically) (9 comments) by Edwin Loo, from 2009
  3. Unofficial Lib Dem Facebook fan group exceeds 100,000 members (7 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2010
  4. Nick Clegg sells second home, returns profit to the taxpayer (19 comments) by Helen Duffett, from 2011
  5. Conference Accreditation Consultation – what Liberal Democrat bloggers are saying (5 comments) by Caron Lindsay, from 2012

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. minimum wage 2013
  2. thatcher never travelled by train
  3. queen
  4. labour isn’t working
  5. paris brown

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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