Labour whipping the Tories in the Polls
Chief Whip under pressure as he misses Tory Conference
With under fire Chief Whip set to miss the Conservative Party Conference, William Hill are offering odds of 7/2 that he will be out of his position by November 1, 2012, although he is 1/6 to survive in the role beyond that stage. ‘One might have thought that Mr Mitchell might have thought the Conference would be the best place to draw a line and move on, but by staying away he is ensuring that the controversy will rumble on until he does finally break cover' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Ed Miliband favourite to be next PM as Labour favourites for next General Election
With Labour riding high in the opinion polls, William Hill have dubbed Ed Miliband as PM in waiting and installed him as 10/11 favourite to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister. Meanwhile, Hills also make Labor 8/11 favourites to be the largest single Party at the next Election, and 6/4 shots to win an overall majority. ‘Labour are red hot favourites to regain power next time out' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe, ‘And Ed Miliband seems finally to be establishing his potential as a Prime Minister of the future'.
Largest single Party at next General Election......8/11 Labour; Evens Conservatives; 80/1 Lib-Dems
Next government.....6/4 Labour; 9/4 Tory; 5/1 Lab-Lib coalition; 5/1 Con-Lib coalition; 6/1 any other coalition; 100/1 Lib Dems
To be next Prime Minister- 10/11 Ed Miliband; 12/1 Boris Jonson; 12/1 Yvette Cooper; 16/1 Chuka Umunna; 16/1 William Hague. Others on request.