The LDV Friday Five: 10 September 2010

by Stephen Tall on September 10, 2010

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

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

1. RIP Cyril Smith (10) by The Voice
2. Who will be the Liberal Democrat candidate for London Mayor? (35) by Mark Pack
3. A letter to the Daily Mirror regarding MPs whose former partners now work as prostitutes (38) by Iain Roberts
4. Disaster for Labour as one in five desert the party (46) by Iain Roberts
5. Has Phil Woolas declared himself unfit to be an MP? (10) by Iain Roberts

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

1. Science cutbacks
2. Tony Blair’s extraordinary attack on Freedom of Information
3. AV again
4. Local Experience Please!
5. Council Housing For Life

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. sir cyril smith (-)
2. social liberal forum (1)
3. paul staines (-)
4. “one of the most incompetent fleet street” huhne (-)
5. jenny watson (-)

5 from the LDV archive

(10th September, 2006-09)
1. Dave Hodgson for Mayor of Bedford (10) by Alex Foster, from 2009
2. LDV members’ survey (3): what you think will happen at the next general election (5) by Stephen Tall, from 2008
3. Guardian asks, ‘Are the Tories progressives now?’ A nation replies, ‘Have you gone mad?’ (5) by Stephen Tall, from 2008
4. Opinion: Talking Coalitions (16) by Mark Oaten MP, from 2007
5. Countdown to conference (9) by the founding editor, from 2006

5 non-Lib Dem LibDig blog-posts

1. An anti-AV canard (The Melangerie)
2. The extremists lose control (The Economist)
3. Mainstream media’s hypocrisy over ‘wicked’ bloggers (Sunny Hundal)
4. Here’s a thought (Tim Worstall)
5. Between Blair and defeat (Marbury)

Let the weekend begin in 5-4-3-2-1…