The LDV Friday Sunday Five: 7 March 2010

by Stephen Tall on March 7, 2010

It’s Sunday. It’s one o’clock. Which can mean only one thing: we must apologise for the late running of our regular Friday Five supplement. So, sorry. So sorry. Anyway, here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

1. Lord Clement-Jones on the Digital Economy Bill: web blocking amendment (205) by Tim Clement-Jones
2. How much of a battle does Bercow face in Buckingham? (16) by Helen Duffett
3. Lord Cashcroft and the Tory Banana Republic: your LDV reader (28) by Stephen Tall
4. NEW POLL: What’s the main reason you think the Tory poll lead has all but evaporated? (25) by Stephen Tall
5. Green Party candidate abandons Westminster bid to help Lib Dems win in Weston (15) by The Voice

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads


Gurkhas saying thank you to Nick
Death taxes
Twitter as a campaigning tool
ACT – social action network – beta launch
Election Communication service from Media Group

5 most active groups on ACT

1. Lib Dems for some decent IT Policy
2. Make your Campaign Accessible
3. Lib Dems on Twitter
4. Runnymede & Weybridge Campaign Team
5. VTeam

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. luciana berger (+4)
2. laurence boyce (-1)
3. class sizes (NE)
4. colin firth lib dem (NE)
5. how to become a lib dem mp (NE)

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> Lucy_Watt Excellent speech from the ever wise @Vincecable on our civil liberties, fairness and green values, and reforming the banking system.
>> CllrDJKendall Thanks for the memories Eric! Watch Mr Pickles on Question time-now available on our site: http://www.brentwood-ongarlibdems.org.uk/ #bbcqt
>> philipfh What gives Lord #Cashcroft & his unelected friends the right to block voting reform bill in the Lords? Sign our letter http://bit.ly/bKT2AG
>> KaschWilder The next generation of the Conservative Party: More right-wing radicalism.. for less spin! http://tinyurl.com/ydswjr5

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That’s it from the LDV Friday Sunday Five. Let the weekend commence continue in 5-4-3-2-1 …