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Rishi Sunak 13/8 favourite to replace Boris Johnson as Ben Wallace rules out bid ‘after careful consideration’

by LLB political Reporter
10th Jul 22 12:14 pm

With Boris Johnson set to resign as Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak is the 13/8 favourite to be the next Conservative leader, with Penny Mordaunt 11/2 now that the Defence Secretary Ben Wallace rules out running “after careful consideration.”

Ben Wallace’s odds had shortened to 5/1 from 13/2 overnight but is no longer running for the position

Betfair Exchange: Next Conservative leader after Boris Johnson

Rishi Sunak: 13/8

Penny Mordaunt: 11/2

Liz Truss: 13/2

Tom Tugendhat: 9/1

Jeremy Hunt: 16/1

Nadhim Zahawi: 19/1

Suella Braverman: 22/1

Sajid Javid: 22/1

Kemi Badenoch: 33/1

Betfair Exchange: Overall majority at next General Election

No Overall Majority: 4/5

Conservative Majority: 14/5

Labour Majority: 4/1

Betfair Exchange: Year of next General Election

2022: 14/1

2023: 4/1

2024 or later: 1/3

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said, “With Boris Johnson resigning as Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak is the 13/8 favourite to replace him as Conservative leader, however, with Ben Wallace not running, last listed as 5/1 second favourite, odds on Penny Mordaunt to succeed Johnson are now 11/2 and she now sits in second favourite.”

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