The LDV Friday Five: 4 March 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. Opinion: Why Nick Clegg is probably right not to meet Gary McKinnon’s mother (49 comments) by Caron Lindsay
  2. Economic statistic of the week: how the cuts compare (29 comments) by Mark Pack
  3. Opinion: Baroness Williams shows how to disagree with coalition policy with grace (10 comments) by Lisa Harding
  4. Charles Kennedy MP: No2AV ads “shocking and outrageous” (17 comments) by Helen Duffett
  5. Opinion: Why I will be making trouble for the census (8 comments) by Simon Beard

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. On AV
  2. Deputy PMQs
  3. MPs and tithing
  4. Photo passes – Sheffield
  5. A series of Free Speech suggestions for the Freedom Bill

5 from the LDV archive

(4th March, 2007-10)

  1. Web blocking and the Lords (4 comments) by The Voice, from 2010
  2. LDV readers say: no bonuses for bankers (1 comment) by Stephen Tall, from 2009
  3. Scottish Lib Dems call for end to “chatter about the constitution” (2 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2009
  4. Future party policies – your chance to shape them (2 comments) by Jeremy Hargreaves, from 2008
  5. Opinion: Coalition questions are premature (3 comments) by The Founding Editor, from 2007

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. welsh referendum
  2. no2av
  3. purdah
  4. financial times backs electoral reform
  5. dominic carman

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

  • @Lindylooz In Luton listening 2 Nick Clegg speak at event to celebrate Qurban’s appt 2 Lords. Huge turn out. Very happy abt Nick’s speech here 2day.
  • @andymstrange Nick Clegg’s speech on multiculturalism today was delivered in my ward. And an excellent and liberal speech as well.
  • @DuncanStott @KatieCurtis when you first got interested in politics, did you imagine you’d end up celebrating results showing fascism beating liberalism?
  • @BridgetFox Came home to find one of the cats has removed the doubleyou key from laptop. Embarrassing _eekend trip to PC _orld for repair beckons…
  • @ibrahimtaguri FYI Lib Dems have significantly outgunned Labour fundraising in 3 of the last 4 quarters. Exc. Unions. #politicalfundraising #nice
  • 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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