General Election Politics By Graham Sharpe

2/1 General Election Outcome Not Known Before June

BOOKMAKERS WILLIAM HILL have opened a market on when the make-up of the Government which will rule as a result of the General Election, will become known - and they are offering odds of just 2/1 that it will not happen before June.

'We are betting on what date the Prime Minister - whoever he or she may be - will publicly confirm the make-up of the new government' said Hill's spokesman, Graham Sharpe, 'But we won't be at all surprised if it takes weeks rather than days to arrive at a workable arrangement for the new government'

WILLIAM HILL......WHEN WILL THE PRIME MINISTER PUBLICLY CONFIRM THE MAKE-UP OF THE GOVERNMENT HE OR SHE WILL LEAD...........?

A WILLIAM HILL CUSTOMER HAS STAKED A BET OF £10,000 IN A GLASGOW BETTING SHOP ON THE CONSERVATIVES TO WIN MORE VOTES THAN ANY OTHER PARTY AT ODDS OF 1/3 (POTENTIAL WINNINGS: £3,333,33). LABOUR ARE 9/4 WITH HILLS TO WIN THE MOST VOTES.

  • By 23:59 on 8th May - 4/1
  • 9th - 12th May - 5/2
  • 13th -16th May - 7/2
  • 17th-31st May - 8/1
  • 1st June or later - 2/1

OUTCOME OF GENERAL ELECTION...13/8 Labour minority; 11/4 Conservative minority; 6/1 Con-LD coalition; 7/1 Coalition involving SNP; 7/1 Lab-LD coalition; 15/2 Conservative majority; 22/1 Labour majority; 25/1 Coalition involving DUP; 28/1 Coalition involving UKIP; 33/1 Coalition between Con-Lab; 40/1 Coalition involving Greens; 200/1 UKIP majority; 1000/1 Lib Dem majority.

 

1/10 Hung Parliament.