Boris Johnson is now 3/1 to resign by the end of the month, having been 7/2 yesterday, according to the Betfair Barometer, after reports claim up to 30 people gathered to celebrate his birthday in June 2020.
The Metropolitan Police have now launched a criminal investigation into a “number of events” in “Downing Street and Whitehall in the last two years.”
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is the clear favourite at 13/8 to be the next Conservative leader, with Liz Truss 6/1 and Jeremy Hunt 15/2.
Betfair Exchange – Will Boris Johnson resign before the end of January 31?
Yes 25% (3/1) was 7/2 yesterday – 22%
No 85% (2/9)
Betfair Exchange – Will Boris Johnson face a vote of no confidence before the end of January 31?
Betfair Exchange – Next Conservative leader after Boris Johnson
Rishi Sunak 13/8
Liz Truss 6/1
Jeremy Hunt 15/2
Tom Tugendhat 13/1
Penny Mordaunt 15/1
Sajid Javid: 20/1
Michael Gove: 25/1
Betfair Exchange spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said, “It seems like Boris Johnson will not be able to have his cake and eat it with the British public and several MPs outraged over a birthday party that was held for him in June 2020. Subsequently, the Prime Minister is now 3/1 on Betfair Exchange to resign before February as tension surrounding his position grows.
“Punters on Betfair Exchange are also backing Johnson to face a vote of no confidence within the next week at 17/8.
“Rishi Sunak remains a clear 13/8 favourite to take over from Johnson at 13/8, while Liz Truss trails at 6/1 and Jeremy Hunt at 15/2.”