The LDV Friday Five: 28 May 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. Vince Cable stands down as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats (55) by Helen Duffett.
2. Bright spots of the 2010 election result: growth in number of winnable seats (26) by Mark Pack.
3. Tim Farron runs for deputy leader; Campbell and Munt back him (28) by Mark Pack.
4. The Liberal Democrat special advisers (16) by Mark Pack.
5. NEW POLL: Who do you want to see as the next Lib Dem deputy leader? (47) by Stephen Tall.

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

Choosing our London Mayor and AMs . . .
Membership numbers
September conference – How long should I go for?
LDV forum design/layout
Rape defendant anonymity

5 most active groups on ACT

1. Women Liberal Democrats
2. LibDems for free university tuition
3. For a truly liberal asylum & immigration policy
4. Sustainable Futures: Energy, Development and the Environment
5. LD2010

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. coalition agreement (-)
2. quangos to be abolished (-)
3. liberator readers on facebook (+1)
4. liam pennington (-)
5. philippa stroud (-4)

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> @joswinson surprised & touched by lovely tweets & emails encouraging me to run for Lib Dem deputy leader – however I will not be standing
>> @annapascoe Watching Alastair Campbell on #bbcqt is like Martin Tucker trying to cling on to power in #ttoi but without the wit or novelty swearing
>> @honladymark Liberal Youth: the first ruling – external media http://goo.gl/fb/6G1JZ
>> @markpack So of the six non-ex MPs, three female and two BMEs. Good to see party doing a bit to balance the overall Parliamentary parties
>> @stephen_gilbert has just sworn the oath of allegiance and made an effort at doing it in Cornish too!

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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