The LDV Friday Five: 29 March 2013

It’s Friday. It’s five o’clock (ahem, ish). Here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

  1. Nick Clegg’s illiberal hat-trick: now immigration joins ‘secret courts’ and media regulation on the pyre (134) by Stephen Tall
  2. Boris has a right Mair in live BBC interview (18) by Stephen Tall
  3. Opinion: Taking minimum wage work out of tax would deliver the Living Wage (15) by Adam Corlett
  4. Secret Courts now a reality after Lords amendments fall – how did Liberal Democrats vote? (49) by Caron Lindsay
  5. Nick Clegg’s speech on immigration: the good, the bad and the ugly (32) by Caron Lindsay

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Date of 2014 Local & Euro Elections
  2. “Bedroom Tax”
  3. David Milliband
  4. Secret courts being rushed through
  5. Clegg visa policy…

5 from the LDV archive


  1. The story Iain Dale won’t tell you (13) by Mark Pack (29 March 2007)
  2. Paul Walter on Nick’s first 100 days (9) by Paul Walter (28th March 2008)
  3. At last, it’s the Eric Pickles cock-up on YouTube (8) by Stephen Tall (30th March 2009)
  4. When was the golden age? (9) by Iain Roberts (27th March 2010)
  5. Simon Hughes writes… Educational Maintenance Allowance: a grown-up replacement (8) by Simon Hughes MP (29th March 2011)

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. isabel hardman
  2. national minimum wage 2013/14
  3. mike hancock mp
  4. the queen
  5. rock salmon

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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