With the news that he intends to stand for Parliament at the next General Election, Nigel Farage has been cut from 5/1 to 3/1 with William Hill to become an MP as a result. 'Mr Farage is by no means guaranteed to win wherever he stands but he will certainly strike fear into the hearts of whichever defending Party he takes on!' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Evens on an EU Referendum before 2019
William Hill offer Even money that an in/out EUÂ Referendum will take place before the end of 2018 – 8/11 that there will not be one. And, assuming that there is one by then, William Hill has cut the odds for a 'Quit' majority from 2/1 to 7/4, with an 'In Favour' vote 2/5.
5/2 Nigel Farage to Take Part in Debate With Other Party Leaders
Nigel Farage is a 5/2 chance with William Hill to take part in a pre-General Election BBC debate with the leaders of the Tory/Lib Dem and Labour leaders, and a 2/7 shot not to. 'Already there is a feeling that following the council elections and with the likelihood of even better Euro election results next year, the UKIP Leader may be able to gatecrash the pre-General Election BBC debates.' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
UKIP 5/1 to Win By-Election
With UKIP coming second in recent by-elections, William Hill offer them at 5/1 to win one before the next General Election. AndÂ Hills is also betting on how many seats UKIP will win at the next General Election, and offer 5/2 that they get one toÂ five; 5/2 six or more; 4/5none at all.
Will UKIP Nick Clegg Scalp?
With the LibDems enduring poor results in both the South ShieldsÂ by-election, where they narrowly beat the Loony Party, and in the council elections, William Hill believe Nick Clegg is likely to lose his leadership of the Party before the next General Election and now offer him atÂ 1/2Â to take them into it, andÂ 6/4 not to.
UKIP More Likely to Win General Election than LibDems
For the first time, William Hill are quoting UKIP at shorter odds than the Lib Dems to win most seats at the next General Election and to win the Election outright. 'This is the first time one of the smaller Parties has managed to get in front one of the Big Three in our Election odds' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Most Seats at Next General Election …. 1/2 Labour; 6/4 Cons; 40/1 UKIP; 125/1 Lib-Dems
Overall Majority at Next General Election …. 5/4 NO overall majority; 5/4 Labour; 10/3 Conservatives; 125/1 UKIP; 250/1 Lib Dems.