William Hill can report that the Conservative momentum of the last week has hit the skids after a bad day in the office for Boris Johnson. As a result the price of a Conservative Majority has drifted from 1/4 to 3/10 and No Overall Majority is offered at 11/4.
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The latest weather forecast for General Election day is wet and windy and William Hill are predicting that voter turnout will be low, as a result. Hills are offering 5/6 that less than 67% turnout. “Although not snow the forecast is truly terrible, which could well deter all but the hardiest of voters,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
This time next week we will know the outcome of the General Election and at 2/5 the latest odds suggest that the Conservative party will be in Government with a Majority. The spread is currently that the Conservative Party will have 341 MP’s compared to 218 Labour MP’s. At 1/5 the Brexit Party have been heavily backed to fail to win a single seat.
William Hill expect an excellent result from the SNP on December 12th and make them favourite (6/4) to win between 45 & 49 seats at the General Election. As a result an SNP/Labour Coalition Government is offered at 16/1. Hills are also 33/1 that the SNP win all 59 Scottish seats.
Jeremy Corbyn has launched the Labour manifesto and the latest odds suggest that Labour could well lose a number of seats with the spread sitting at 203/204. Meanwhile, Labour are 25/1 to win a majority at the next Election, although it is 7/4 that Jeremy Corbyn is the next Prime Minister.
It has been a great day for the Conservative party with punters lumping on a Conservative majority. In fact the odds have collapsed from 11/10 to 4/5, with 91% of all bets for the Conservative party.
William Hill are offering 5/6 that the Liberal Democrats win 40 or more seats at the General Election, although it is 7/4 that they win between 20-39 seats. Liberal Democrats will remember the Conservative/Lib Dem coalition with little or no affection and it is 25/1 that we see another coalition after the next Election.
For the first time in over two years William Hill make a Conservative majority (10/11) their most likely result at the next General Election.
William Hill have slashed the odds of a 2019 General Election from 9/4 to 4/5 as the Prime Minister backs himself into a corner.
Michael Gove has today insisted that the UK will leave the EU this month but the latest odds from William Hill suggest otherwise. It is 3/10 (77%) that the UK is still a member of the EU on 1st November and 5/2 that the UK has left.