The LDV Friday Five: 26 February 2010

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. Times report: Tories “make inroads” into Lib Dem support in south-west England. (But where’s the evidence?) (15) by Stephen Tall.
2. Why Gordon Brown will start the TV election debates with an advantage over David Cameron (2) by Mark Pack.
3. BBC drops Lib Dems from Question Time, again #bbcqt (11) by Mark Pack.
4. The Saturday debate: Burkas – to ban or not to ban? (48) by Mark Pack.
5. Those Lib Dem donation figures in full (Q4, 2009) (7) by Stephen Tall.

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

Tower Block of Commons
Death taxes
Twitter as a campaigning tool
National Bullying Helpline/Christine Pratt
Latest Lib Dem Voice Survey

5 biggest groups on ACT

1. Liberal Youth
2. Nick Clegg Meets…
3. NO2ID
4. Approved Candidates

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. laurence boyce (+2)
2. bermondsey straight choice leaflet (-)
3. mark valladares (-)
4. liberal revue on facebook (+1)
5. luciana berger

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> @clwppc Make sure that you are registered to vote! Go to to register or to check whether you’re already registered.
>> @libdems *Brand New* Pocket Guide to Policy now online: A short guide to where we stand on economy, environment, healthcare etc…
>> @MarkReckons Blogpost: Owlsmoor – second in both Town and Borough by-elections
>> @nick_clegg Was asked whether I’d prefer to ‘snog’ Brown or Cameron on the This Morning sofa. A new twist on an old question, same answer: neither!
>> @CllrIainRoberts Finally, a reason for my wife to be happy I’m a councillor: invite to the Royal Garden Party in the summer.

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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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  • Helen Duffett 26th Feb '10 - 10:05pm

    Most intriguing. I have no idea.

    I’ve also found that Laurence Boyce’s regular appearance in the Friday Five has attracted quite a cult following!

  • Helen Duffett 27th Feb '10 - 1:40am

    Oops – good spot, now amended.

    You know what that’s done to the result though…

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