Politics By Graham Sharpe

Zac's Not The Way To Do It...

Zac Goldsmith has launched his campaign to become Mayor of London, but bookmakers William Hill believe he has handed the initiative to his main rival and 8/15 favourite Sadiq Khan.

Goldsmith is quoted as 6/4 second favourite by William Hill to follow in the footsteps of party colleague Boris Johnson, but critics believe he has been slow off the mark to make an impression, and he is trailing in the polls.

'Political punters have been slow to buy into Goldsmith and he is regarded as a clear second favourite to his Labour rival' said William Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Next Elected Mayor Of London: 8/15 Sadiq Khan; 6/4 Zac Goldsmith; 40/1 George Galloway; 50/1 Michael Liebreich; 100/1 Caroline Pidgeon; Peter Whittle; 125/1 Sian Berry.