The LDV Friday Five: 9 July 2010

It’s Friday, so here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the past week on LDV:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

1. Opinion: I admit it, I am shocked by Labour’s hatred (243) by Nick Perry
2. Would the coalition dare to cut welfare back to Labour levels? (18) by Iain Roberts
3. EXCLUSIVE: What Lib Dem members think of the Coalition Budget measures and that VAT increase (61) by Stephen Tall
4. The coalition “marriage” – should we keep our name? (58) by Helen Duffett
5. Should our MPs give Clegg more support in the Commons? (34) by Stephen Tall

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

Liberal Youth on local executives
New Chair of FPC
So – should I buy an iPad
Arguments for/against AV
PPCs for the next General Election

5 from the LDV archive

1. Clegg unveils 100-day plan to abolish Lords and reform voting by The Voice, May 2009
2. When Liberals Attack! by Alex Wilcock, September 2006
3. Should we become a nation of contented losers? by James Graham, April 2007
4. DLT: Community Politics by Dictionary of Liberal Thought, February 2008
5. Opinion: We’re all liberals now? by Richard Huzzey, May 2007

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. nick clegg repeal laws (+2)
2. “william ewer” hanratty (-)
3. nick clegg (-)
4. your freedom nick clegg (-)
5. colin firth lib dem (n/c)

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> @KaschWilder Blair has joined twitter @tonyblairoffice
>> @jonathanfryer I hope all those Labourite enjoying AV for their leadership election will be out campaigning hard for a yes vote next May
>> @meralhece Voted for 1st time in Lords today!
>> @ssamani Why is Sue Sim’s hairstyle relevant to anything? Sure no comments on style would be made if a male police chief were in charge of Moat-hunt
>> @AlexCanterbury I bloody love Bournemouth. #lgaconf

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