The LDV Friday Five: 2 November 2012

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. Ed Balls denies that he denied there was a structural deficit (44 comments) by Mark Pack
  2. Green councillor’s verdict on his party as he resigns: “They attract the gullible and the authoritarian” (14 comments) by The Voice
  3. Opinion: The importance of party unity over the economy (109 comments) by Paul Reynolds
  4. Opinion: Hard-headed realism should guide our dealings with the Conservatives (105 comments) by Andrew Tennant
  5. Introducing Libby Local, Episode 1: “I wasn’t going to be a Lib Dem” (31 comments) by Libby Local

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. What is the formula for calculating how many conference reps
  2. Benefits and the number of children that a person has
  3. ELECTIONS 2012
  4. A Tory defends localism
  5. UK alcohol taxes out of control

5 from the LDV archive

(2 November, 2006-11)

  1. Shock news: Lib Dems aren’t Dr Who fans (14 comments) by Mark Pack, from 2006
  2. Five more MPs endorse Clegg (27 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2007
  3. US Presidential election: Facebook is the winner (0 comments) by Mark Pack, from 2008
  4. Crack cocaine fines cheaper than a parking ticket (7 comments) by Helen Duffett, from 2009
  5. The Future of Lib Dem Thinking (11 comments) by Dawn Barnes, from 2010

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. neil hughes
  2. neil hughes up series
  3. david cameron
  4. rock salmon
  5. neil hughes 7 up

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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