Politics By Graham Sharpe

Jowell's a Jewel for London

TESSA JOWELL has been backed from 9/4 to 2/1 second favourite with William Hill to become the next Mayor of London, only narrowly behind favourite Zac Goldsmith, who has been eased out by Hills from 13/8 to 7/4 favourite.

'Jowell is currently the jewel in the Labour candidate crown as far as our punters are concerned' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

The only other serious contender seems to be Sadiq Khan, the 3/1 third favourite, with the next in the betting being David Lammy at 20/1 and Diane Abbott at 22/1.

Hills make Labour 1/2 favourites to provide the winner, with the Tories at 13/8, Lib Dems 66/1, and any other Party a 16/1 chance.


WILLIAM HILL: LABOUR LEADER ODDS: 1/6 Corbyn; 11/2 Burnham; 10/1 Cooper; 100/1 Kendall.