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Next Prime Minister Odds - Rishi Sunak favourite in latest Next PM odds market

  • Chancellor Rishi Sunak favourite in latest Next Prime Minister betting
  • Sir Keir Starmer remains closest contender
  • Bookmakers make Sunak just 5/2 at time of writing - in from 250/1 earlier this year!
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Rishi Sunak (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Rishi Sunak is the bookmakers' favourite in the latest Next Prime Minister betting odds.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has moved to the front of the market which throughout September and October had been led by Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer.

At time of writing, Mr Sunak is a best price 5/2 with William Hill in their Next PM Betting market, ahead of Sir Keir, who has lengthened slightly from 2/1 to 9/4.

Sunak had been as big as 250/1 to be the next Prime Minister shortly before he landed the job of Chancellor.

Latest Next Prime Minister Odds

Rishi Sunak5/2
Sir Keir Starmer9/4
Michael Gove6/1
Jeremy Hunt12/1
Dominic Raab20/1
Priti Patel20/1
Source: William Hill. Odds correct as of October 27th, 2020.
Elsewhere, Jeremy Hunt has seen his odds shorten from 20/1 earlier this month to 12/1 at time of writing.

Next Prime Minister FAQs

Who is favourite to be the next UK Prime Minister?

Sir Keir Starmer is currently the bookmakers' favourite to be the next Prime Minister after being confirmed as the new leader of the Labour Party on April 4th, 2020. He is followed in the betting by the Chancellor, Riski Sunak.

Who is Keir Starmer?

Sir Keir Starmer KCB QC is a British politician and barrister who has served as MP for Holborn and St Pancras since 2015.

Sir Keir was appointed as Labour leader on April 4th 2020, succeeding Jeremy Corbyn. Before winning the Labour leadership contest, he had been Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, having been appointed to the Shadow Cabinet by Mr Corbyn in 2016.

Who will replace Boris Johnson?

The new Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, is the current favourite to replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, while the current Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is currently favourite to replace Mr Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party.

When is the next General Election?

The next general election in the United Kingdom is scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 2nd 2024, in line with the Fixed-term Parliaments Act.

Who will be the next Conservative Party leader?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is the current favourite to replace Boris Johnson as the next Conservative leader.


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