The LDV Friday Five: 2 December 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. In defence of Jeremy Clarkson. Yes, really. (43 comments) by Stephen Tall
  2. The Independent View: Autumn Statement makes the best of a bad situation (30 comments) by Ben Norman
  3. Opinion: How much smaller would Labour’s cuts have been? (42 comments) by Nick Thornsby
  4. Opinion: Why Liberal Youth is worth funding (16 comments) by Tom Wood
  5. Ed Davey writes… Glass half full – or half empty? (31 comments) by Ed Davey MP

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. How to help in the Feltham and Heston by-election on Dec 15
  2. Is the failure of the Euro now imminent?
  3. The Rally
  4. Young People
  5. Advice for a new Membership Secretary?

5 from the LDV archive

(2nd December, 2006-10)

  1. Leadership Platform 6: Nick Clegg writes… (13 comments) by Nick Clegg MP, from 2007
  2. The cult of Cable (4 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2007
  3. Can you sum up the purpose of the Lib Dems in a sentence? (Or ‘The Quest for the Lib Dem Holy Grail’). (107 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2008
  4. Opinion: One day to save the world (6 comments) by Robson Brown, from 2009
  5. Opinion: Cleggmania in reverse, or the right side of the revolt (53 comments) by David Boyle, from 2010

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. tim gordon
  2. jeremy clarkson
  3. roger crouch
  4. lib dem conference 2012
  5. lib dems view on change from pound to kilo

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

  • @saharding08 Alone on a @libdems conference call. Hurry up people, you’re costing me money.
  • @lfeatherstone With Nick Clegg backing ‘Real Man’ campaign http://flic.kr/p/aNHbvM
  • @DuncanStott I’m so frustrated by the left at the moment. They are totally failing to engage constructively with the economic crisis we’re in. #bbctw
  • @FloellaBenjamin Time flies these days.. personally I blame the neutrino
  • @Albiestar i cant get enough mildly scary monkish choral xmas music
  • 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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