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General election in 2019 odds-on as Theresa May's Brexit plan is defeated again

Prime Minister 1-10 to leave Downing Street this year

Theresa May could soon be out of a job
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Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were rejected by MPs again on Friday and it is now odds-on that there will be a general election this year.

May is 1-10 to leave her current role in 2019 - and as short as 1-25 with bet365 - but BoyleSports are not convinced the next PM will be a Conservative.

Michael Gove is 4-1 favourite in that market, with fellow Tory Boris Johnson 9-2 and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn a general 8-1. But BoyleSports make all three 4-1 co-favourites to be the next tenant at 10 Downing Street.

Voters hoping a general election might bring more clarity to the puzzling political picture might be dismayed to see that it's an even-money chance that another national poll would see no party with an overall majority again. A Conservative majority is 21-10 with Labour 4-1. 

The Conservatives are out to 5-6 to win most seats, with Labour 6-4.

A second referendum was cut by several firms after the latest Brexit voting, but is still on offer at 21-10, while Betfred cut their price on Article 50 being revoked from 5-2 to 2-1.

The same firm eased their price on the UK leaving the EU before the end of June from 11-10 to 5-2 and make it 5-2 that it remains in the European Union until at least 2022. A departure between July and December this year is 7-2.

The Independent Group of MPs, who formed from politicians who left both main parties over their stance on Brexit, have announced that Heidi Allen, a former Conservative MP, will be their interim leader as they work towards launching as a political party, provisionally called Change UK. She has been added to Ladbrokes' next Prime Minister odds at 100-1.


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