Politics By Graham Sharpe

Ed's up for next Autumn Statement?

ED BALLS has been installed as 5/4 favourite to present the 2015 Autumn Statement, with George Osborne, who has just presented this year's, quoted as 6/4 second favourite. Hills also make Vince Cable 25/1 to make the speech a year hence, with Boris Johnson at 33/1 and Ukip's Douglas Carswell 100/1. 'With the next General Election odds-on at 4/9 to produce no overall majority a number of potential Chancellors could be envisaged to be in a position to present the Autumn Statement in 2015' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

TO PRESENT 2015 AUTUMN STATEMENT.....5/4 Ed Balls; 6/4 George Osborne; 7/1 Chuka Umunna; 8/1 Philip Hammond;14/1 Rachel Reeves; 20/1 Danny Alexander; Sajid Javid; David Laws; Theresa May; 25/1 Vince Cable; 33/1 Boris Johnson; 100/1 Douglass Carswell.