The LDV Friday Five: 7 June 2013

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 “affair” is none of our business – but how did it get in the papers anyway? (53 comments) by Caron Lindsay
  2. Mercer affair can only help Nick Clegg’s quest for lobbying transparency and recalling MPs (9 comments) by The Voice
  3. Would PR spell the end of the Liberal Democrats? (32 comments) by The Voice
  4. Ed Balls shifts Labour’s position closer to the Lib Dems: is this the start of a Lib-Lab realignment? (25 comments) by Stephen Tall
  5. 16 Liberal Democrats rebel and vote for 2030 decarbonisation target (13 comments) by Caron Lindsay

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Matthew Oakeshott did well on Question Time
  2. Is the Conservative Party heading for a split?
  3. Richest top 10% now own 850 times more than the bottom 10%
  4. Company car tax and related emissions
  5. Housing

5 from the LDV archive

(7 June, 2008-12)

  1. Mark Oaten’s three-point test for ‘scandal’ resignations (19 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2008
  2. European elections: rolling results news (84 comments) by The Voice, from 2009
  3. Simon Hughes’ 10 proposals for Lib Dem MPs under Coalition (17 comments) by Helen Duffett, from 2010
  4. Chris White writes: What do you want for your birthday? (7 comments) by Chris White, from 2011
  5. “I’d love to write a novel” – Clegg (10 comments) by Nick Thornsby, from 2012

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. guido fawkes
  2. david cameron affair
  3. cameron affair
  4. downing street affair
  5. mp affair

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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