Tag Archives: Chuka Umunna

SBC Bookies Corner: Brexit enters its final straight

Coming up to the final straight of Brexit negotiations, Theresa May has been making a few last-minute attempts to broker a deal between the UK and the European Union. But with only 17 days to go, rumours are continuing to circulate as to whether we will leave on time, or even whether the UK will leave the EU at all. …

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Odds shorten on May departure reports Ladbrokes Coral

Brexit has continued to take hold of British politics, with Ladbrokes Coral reporting that odds have shortened on a potential Theresa May departure in May 2019. With only 36 days until the UK is due to formally leave the European Union (EU), MPs are still struggling to gauge any clear idea as to what will actually happen when 29 March eventually arrives. …

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Paddy Power: Rebel divorce sees odds tumble on Corbyn departing Labour leadership

Bookmakers have placed the spotlight on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, and how he handles the departure of breakaway rebels forming a new Independent Party within UK politics. Branded the ‘Gang of Seven’, the rebel cabal has been deemed as the biggest reprimand of Corbyn’s party leadership, and his handling of Labour’s position on Brexit. Since yesterday’s confirmation of the …

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William Hill – Labour leadership market backs Liz Kendall

William Hill recorded a substantial backing for Leicester West MP Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Kendall to become the Labour Party’s next leader. Early UK betting markets on the Labour leadership, had not marked Kendall as a main contender for leadership, with bookmakers pointing to a three horserace between Chuka Umunna, Andy Burnham and Yvette Cooper. Yesterday William Hill announced that Kendall’s had …

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Bookmakers present three-horse race for Labour Leadership

Following last week’s disastrous UK General Election which saw the Labour Party post a 9% decline in constituency seats to 232 (2010 Election: 256). The left-wing political party must now tackle the critical choice of who will be its leader following the departure of Ed Miliband. Less than a week since the conclusion of the UK General Election (7 May), …

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