Politics By Graham Sharpe

Article 50 Trigger Odds Cut

BOOKMAKERS William Hill have slashed their odds for Article 50 to be triggered by the end of March 2017 from Even money (50%) to 8/11 (57%) following Theresa May's speech.

And Hills are 1/2 (66%) that the UK will officially be out of the EU during 2019; 5/2 that it won't happen before 2020; 5/1 that it will happen in 2018 or earlier.

'Theresa May made it clear that she intends to move the process of leaving the EU forward as quickl;y as possible' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

The Conservatives are 8/11 favourites to win the next General Election with an overall majority, with a Hung Parliament 13/8 and a Labour overall majority is 6/1.

Theresa May is 4/9 (69%) still to be PM on December 31, 2020, 13/8 not to.

ARTICLE 50 TRIGGERED BY END MARCH 2017?...8/11 yes; Evens no.

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