The (4th birthday edition) LDV Friday Five: 27 August 2010

It’s Friday, so here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the past week on Liberal Democrat Voice:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

1. Knowsley Council pays Labour over £250,000 for conference appearances (11 comments) by Mark Pack
2. Coalition puts up strong defence on IFS report (80 comments) by Iain Roberts
3. Those Kennedy defection rumours (37 comments) by Iain Roberts
4. Kennedy defection rumours – another reason journalists are losing the public’s trust (54 comments) by Stephen Tall
5. Lab ex-MP plans to write to LDs asking them to defect. Yes, that really is the story. (50 comments) by Iain Roberts

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

1. Lowering of the voting age
2. Local Experience Please!
3. Artworking Focus on a Mac?
4. IFS says budget “regressive”
5. Australia’s PM and republicanism

5 most active groups on ACT

1. Liberal Democrats for Drug Policy Reform
2. Let’s get AV
3. LD2010
4. Say No to Trident
5. West Midlands Liberal Democrats

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. social liberal forum (n/c)
2. colin firth lib dem (+2)
3. lib dems (-1)
4. liberal democrats (-)
5. nick clegg (-)

5 from the LDV archive

(27th August, 2006-09)
1. Labour teaches kids the new 3 Rs: Remand, Raw, and Recession by Stephen Tall, from 2009
2. LDV readers say: 54% reckon Lib Dems will lose support at next election by Stephen Tall, from 2009
3. Ros Scott for Party President campaign to go live 1st September by The Voice, from 2008
4. Opinion: This is what the Welsh Liberal Democrats are for by Peter Black AM, from 2007
5. Hughes certain to be challenged for party Presidency by The Voice, from 2006 ← the first-ever post on Liberal Democrat Voice

Let the weekend commence in 5-4-3-2-1….

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