The LDV Friday Five: 27 January 2012

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. The Independent View: The benefits cap policy is based on myths (30 comments) by Alison Garnham
  2. How should Diana Wallis be replaced? (54 comments) by Mark Pack
  3. Lib Dem peers help inflict Lords defeat over Coalition’s benefit cap plan (61 comments) by Stephen Tall
  4. Telegraph apologises for false slurs on Huhne and offensive Cristina Odone article (6 comments) by Stephen Tall
  5. Opinion: MEP Diana Wallis resigns – but the European Parliament’s great ‘stitch-up’ continues (13 comments) by Paul Haydon

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Interviewers on TV & radio
  2. Writing a local Manifesto – what’s the process?
  3. Connect Surveys
  4. Mansion Tax
  5. Ideas to improve local party member communication

5 from the LDV archive

(27th January, 2007-11)

  1. LibLink: Tim Farron – Easing of control orders makes this a proud day for civil liberties (36 comments) by NewsHound, from 2011
  2. Clegg on suppressed Iraq documents: “this has all the hallmarks of a cover up” (1 comment) by The Voice, from 2010
  3. Opinion: MPs should keep out of local rag debate (2 comments) by Chris White, from 2010
  4. Ken Clarke lays into Conservative policy, again (2 comments) by Mark Pack, from 2009
  5. Has the Mail on Sunday missed a story about Labour breaking the law on donations? (11 comments) by Mark Pack, from 2008

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. diana wallis
  2. labour isn’t working
  3. police commissioner election
  4. benefit cap
  5. mansion tax

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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