Tag Archives: Keir Starmer

BGC thanks Shadow Cabinet members for ‘positive engagement’ with betting sector

SBC News BGC thanks Shadow Cabinet members for ‘positive engagement’ with betting sector

A Shadow Cabinet reshuffle has seen two new additions with responsibility for betting industry oversight, Lucy Powell MP and Alex Davies-Jones MP, who have been welcomed by the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC). Powell currently serves as MP for Manchester Central and will replace Jo Stevens MP as the Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport, whilst …

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Smarkets: Sunak Budget bluster frosty against 22% chance of recession

SBC News Smarkets: Sunak Budget bluster frosty against 22% chance of recession

Smarkets Politics has registered a mixed reaction to the Autumn Budget statement, delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. “Employment is up, investment is growing, public services are improving, public finances are stabilising, and wages are rising” – bellowed Sunak to the Commons, underlying the strengths of the UK economy recovering from COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, despite the Chancellor’s bluster, the latest politics …

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Smarkets tips Keir Starmer as new Labour leader

SBC News Smarkets tips Keir Starmer as new Labour leader

Following on from the Labour’s disastrous performance in last December’s General Election, losing 60 seats and recording its biggest electoral defeat since Michael Foot’s 1983 campaign, bookmakers are pricing the early contenders competing for Party leadership. With Jeremy Corbyn’s successor to be decided on April 4, former shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer continues to be the front runner, followed by …

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William Hill – Can Jeremy Corbyn survive 2017 as Labour Party Leader?

SBC News William Hill - Can Jeremy Corbyn survive 2017 as Labour Party Leader?

The Labour Party maintaining its ‘heartland seat’ of Stoke-on-Trent, may have seen Jeremy Corbyn avoid complete political disaster last week. However, Labour’s leader still has a daunting task ahead of him if he is to stand as official Party representative for the next General Election. Growing unrest in ‘camp Labour’ regarding leadership has led to senior party officials denying numerous …

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