Politics By Graham Sharpe

Change In Oldham West Odds

Bookmakers William Hill have seen a move to back Ukip to win the forthcoming Oldham West/Royton by-election and have shortened their odds from 6/1 to 10/3 (stake £3 for profit of £10).

Labour, who were 1/12 favourites are now out to 1/5 (stake £5 for profit of £1).

WILLIAM HILL... OLDHAM WEST/ROYTON BY ELECTION... 1/5 Labour; 10/3 Ukip; 66/1 Conservatives; 150/1 Greens; 150/1 Lib Dems.

LABOUR TO RECEIVE 50% OR MORE OF VOTES CAST?... 2/5 NO (WAS 10/11); 7/4 YES.