Ladbrokes took a £16,500 bet on UKIP at 1/33 to win the Rochester by-election today. That intrepid punter will be collecting a £500 profit on Friday morning if things go as expected. If by some chance the Tories pull off a shock victory, it will probably be the most profitable by-election result in history for … Read moreWho’s the next Tory defector going to be: The latest betting.
If some of the recent Westminster polling is reflected in next May’s general election, the SNP are heading for a landslide next May. Yet, at Ladbrokes, we still make Labour favourites to win most Scottish seats. Despite the incredible rise in their membership, it’s not going to be easy keeping up the enthusiasm and momentum … Read moreWill the SNP overtake Labour in Scotland?
Pretty amazing. Having come fourth with 11% in 2010, the SNP are now favourites to win the East Dunbartonshire seat next May and unseat the Lib Dem incumbent, Jo Swinson. This could be one of the most interesting three way marginals in the whole of the UK, and we’ve seen support for all three main … Read moreEast Dunbartonshire: SNP now favourites.
Channel 4 are planning a “mockumentary” based on the early days of a UKIP government. So, naturally, we’ve knocked up some odds on who will play Farage. I don’t really have much more to say, but if anyone has any good suggestions for other possibles, post them here and we’ll add the best ones to our … Read moreWhich actor will play Nigel Farage in UKIP Drama?
We’ve cut the odds on the Greens out-polling the Lib Dems in 2015 from 5/1 to 4/1 today. That follows last night YouGov poll which put the Greens ahead. EXCL: Blow for Clegg as Greens push Lib Dems into fifth place in landmark @YouGov poll: http://t.co/jvxWNAWIPT — Sun Politics (@Sun_Politics) October 30, 2014 Pretty staggering considering that at the last … Read moreCould the Greens beat the Lib Dems at the General Election?