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Phil Lowe 03 Mar 2021
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Rishi Sunak is the most popular bet with Ladbrokes to become next Prime Minister.

The Chancellor is the current 5/2 favourite to succeed Boris Johnson in No.10, and the bookies have revealed that more bets have been placed on Sunak than Keir Starmer (3/1).

Ahead of Wednesday's Budget, the firm has priced up what phrases the Chancellor will use in his statement, and it's odds-on he talks about 'Climate Change' and that we need to 'Build Back Better', while even money says 'Housing Ladder' gets a mention.

'Marcus Rashford' is 5/1 to get a shout-out, while it's 16/1 the 'Great British Pub' is spoken about.

2/1 says Sunak wears a blue tie, with 5/1 on offer for black and white, green or red.

Ladbrokes spokesperson Jessica O'Reilly told FreeTips.com: "Sunak's the favourite with both the bookies and punters to become next PM, and should Wednesday's Budget be well received his odds could shorten further."

Next Prime Minister Odds


Name
Odds
Rishi Sunak5/2
Keir Starmer3/1
Michael Gove10/1
Jeremy Hunt12/1
Dominic Raab20/1
Source: Ladbrokes. Odds correct as of March 3rd, 2021.
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