Politics By Graham Sharpe

Now 6/1 General Election To Be Postponed As Yes Odds Shorten

Bookmakers William Hill are offering odds of 6/1 that the scheduled May, 2015 General Election will be delayed until 2016 or later, following reports that a Yes vote in the Referendum would create problems because Scottish MPs would no longer have a place at Westminster once Scottish independence was confirmed.

Meanwhile, as a second poll put the Yes vote up alongside the No, William Hill have again cut their odds for the Yes outcome from 2/1 to 7/4, and lengthened the No outcome from 2/5 to 4/11.
'The Referendum could now play a significant part in the outcome of the next General Election and it is far from unthinkable that the Election may have to be postponed in the event of a YES outcome' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
 
WILLIAM HILL REFERENDUM ODDS......2/5 'NO' VOTE; 7/4 'YES' VOTE
GENERAL ELECTION DELAYED UNTIL 2016 OR LATER....6/1 YES; 1/12 NO
PERCENTAGE TURNOUT......8/11 Under 80%; Evens 80% or over.
YES VOTE.......47% OR MORE- 5/6; UNDER 47% - 5/6.
CURRENCY ADOPTED IF SCOTLAND BECOMES INDEPENDENT...1/2 Sterling; 3/1 Euro; 5/1 Own new currency; 25/1 Any other.