Politics By Graham Sharpe

Lib Dems Odds-On To Lose Newark Deposit

Tories favourites to retain seat, but:
LIB DEMS ODDS-ON TO LOSE NEWARK DEPOSIT
 
WILLIAM HILL make the Conservatives hot favourites at 1/14 to win the Newark by-election, with UKIP at 13/2 and Labour 50/1.
However, the Lib Dems, quoted at 250/1, are offered at 10/11 to lose their deposit.
Hills are betting on the voter turmout, and offer 5/6 that it is 55% or over; 5/6 that it is under 55.
UKIP are 8/11 to poll under 30% of the votes cast; Evens to poll 30% or more.