The LDV Friday Five: 5 November 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. Jo Swinson MP writes on tuition fees (123 comments) by Jo Swinson
2. The same policy can be good or evil – depends who thought of it (70 comments) by Iain Roberts
3. Labour’s manifesto pledge to cap Housing Benefit (74 comments) by Iain Roberts
4. Opinion: Are there no workhouses? Our skewed housing benefit debate (62 comments) by Dominic Curran
5. Nick Clegg talks of dog mess coming through his door and being spat at in the street (13 comments) by Newshound

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

Yes to Fair Votes website up and running
Independent reckons there may be an electoral pact
Julian Glover: Ten tips for the LibDems
Alcohol and Anti social behaviour
Exciting new Focus template ideas wanted

5 from the LDV archive

(5th November, 2006-09)

1. Clegg welcomes Obama’s election (0 comments) by The Voice, from 2008
2. Opinion: Food Chains (11 comments) by Paul Walter, from 2007
3. Laws exposes ‘sharp fall’ in language GCSEs (0 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2007
4. Video: Chris Huhne and the Liberal Democrats on the Climate Change march (0 comments) by The Founding Editor, from 2006
5. Peers panel result (10 comments) by Will Howells, from 2006

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. nick clegg desert island discs
2. anna werrin
3. brian coleman
4. nick clegg r&d
5. tuition fees

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> @dannyalexander I am proud to be ginger and rodents do valuable work cleaning up mess others leave behind. Red squirrel deserves to survive, unlike Labour
>> @renarde In the pub planning local AV campaign. @jamesgraham has been mentioned 🙂
>> @libdemchris Very proud to have just signed the Councillors Declaration and Acceptance of Office at the Municipal Offices.
>> @clairethomas1 new blog post- was the spending review sexist?
>> @binny_uk Hope they checked for hedgehogs under the Bonfire of the Quangos

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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