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Penny Mordaunt moves to joint-favourite with Rishi Sunak to be next Tory leader

by LLB political Reporter
13th Jul 22 10:46 am

Penny Mordaunt is now 15/8, having been 21/10 on Tuesday evening, to be the next Conservative leader, making her the new joint-favourite with Rishi Sunak.

Liz Truss follows behind at 9/2, while Kemi Badenoch (14/1) and Tom Tugendhat (21/1) remain big outsiders for the No.10 gig.

Sunak (2/13) and Mordaunt (4/7) are odds-on to be the final two Tory MPs battling it out in the leadership contest, whilst the former chancellor is also the 1/33 frontrunner to receive the most votes from Tory MPs in the first ballot on Wednesday.

Betfair Exchange: Next Conservative leader

Rishi Sunak: 15/8

Penny Mordaunt: 15/8

Liz Truss: 9/2

Kemi Badenoch: 14/1

Tom Tugendhat: 21/1

Jeremy Hunt: 74/1

Suella Braverman: 119/1

Nadim Zahawi: 189/1

Betfair Exchange: To make final two

Rishi Sunak: 2/13

Penny Mordaunt: 4/7

Liz Truss: 5/2

Kemi Badenoch: 6/1

Tom Tugendhat: 15/2

Jeremy Hunt: 17/1

Nadim Zahawi: 29/1

Suella Braverman: 31/1

Betfair Exchange: To receive the most votes in the first ballot

Rishi Sunak: 1/33

Penny Mordaunt: 3/1

Liz Truss: 3/1

Kemi Badenoch: 4/1

Tom Tugendhat: 4/1

Jeremy Hunt: 5/1

Nadim Zahawi: 8/1

Suella Braverman: 9/1

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said, “Penny Mordaunt is now the 15/8 joint-favourite with Rishi Sunak to be the next Tory leader, having been 21/10 on Tuesday evening. Liz Truss follows behind at 9/2, while the other five riders remain big outsiders.

“Sunak is also the clear 1/33 favourite to receive the most votes from his fellow Conservative MPs in the first ballot on Wednesday, with Mordaunt and Truss both 3/1.”

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