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Support for Penny Mordaunt grows overnight, but Rishi Sunak remains favourite to be next Tory leader

by LLB political Reporter
12th Jul 22 10:00 am

Penny Mordaunt was briefly joint-favourite with Rishi Sunak to be the next Tory leader after being backed into 9/4 from 5/1 overnight, but the former chancellor has moved back in front at 15/8 to succeed Boris Johnson.

Other contenders include Liz Truss (9/2), Tom Tugendhat (14/1) and Kemi Badenoch (14/1), Rishi Sunak (1/4) and Penny Mordaunt (4/5) remain the clear favourites to be the final two candidates in the Conservative leadership contest

Meanwhile, Labour’s hopes of a General Election to take place this year seem unlikely at 15/1.

Betfair Exchange: Next Conservative leader after Boris Johnson

Rishi Sunak: 15/8

Penny Mordaunt: 9/4 (was 5/1 on Monday)

Liz Truss: 9/2

Tom Tugendhat: 14/1

Kemi Badenoch: 14/1

Jeremy Hunt: 39/1

Nadhim Zahawi: 43/1

Priti Patel: 79/1

Sajid Javid: 99/1

Suella Braverman: 109/1

Grant Shapps: 239/1

Rehman Chishti: 999/1

Betfair Exchange: The final two Conservative leadership candidates

Rishi Sunak: 1/4

Penny Mordaunt: 4/5

Liz Truss: 15/8

Tom Tugendhat: 7/2

Kemi Badenoch: 13/2

Jeremy Hunt: 11/1

Priti Patel: 15/1

Nadhim Zahawi: 17/1

Suella Braverman: 19/1

Sajid Javid: 20/1

Grant Shapps: 29/1

Betfair Exchange: Year of next General Election

2022: 15/1

2023: 4/1

2024 or later: 1/3

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said, “Penny Mordaunt had been joint-favourite with Rishi Sunak to be the next Tory leader after being backed into 9/4 from 5/1 overnight, however, the former chancellor has moved back in front at 15/8 this morning to succeed Boris Johnson.

“Liz Truss trails behind at 9/2, while Tom Tugendhat and Kemi Badenoch are both 14/1. Elsewhere, Labour’s hopes of having a General Election this year seem slim at 15/1, with 2023 being 4/1.”

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