Lib Dem leader not in good Nick
CLEGG 7/4 TO GO BEFORE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
WILLIAM HILL are offering odds of 7/4 that Nick Clegg will CEASE to be Lib Dem Leader before the next General Election (2/5 still to be Leader) takes place - and 20/1 that he will have joined the Conservatives by the time the nation next goes to the polls. Under-pressure Clegg is also Even money favourite with Hills to be the next Party Leader to step down, with Ed Miliband 7/4 and David Cameron 3/1 outsider.
'Mr Clegg's fortunes and popularity have taken a dive since the piublic acclaimed him after the first high profile public debate before the last Election' ' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
AND WILLIAM HILL ARE ALSO OFFERING 20/1 THAT UNDER-PRESSURE MET POLICE COMMISSIONER SIR PAUL STEPHENSON WILL STEP DOWN BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR.
'The media is not happy with the Police performance throughout the tuition protest situation and Sir Paul appears to be coming under growing pressure following the incident involving Prince Charles and Camilla' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
With the Lib Dems in turmoil over the tuition fee issue, bookmakers William Hill have slashed their odds for the next General Election to take place in 2011, from 10/1 to 4/1. 'The current volatile political situation could destabilise the coalition, and if that were to happen another General Election would almost certainly not be far behind' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
WHEN WILL NEXT GENERAL ELECTION TAKE PLACE?....2011......4/1; 2012....6/1; 2013....6/1; 2014.....3/1; 2015.....6/4
RESULT OF NEXT GENERAL ELECTION....13/8 Hung Parliament; 7/4 Conservative Majority; 15/8 Labour Majority; 80/1 Lib-Dem Majority.
WHICH PARTY LEADER WILL STEP DOWN FIRST?....Evens Nick Clegg; 7/4 Ed Miliband; 3/1 David Cameron.