Tag Archives: Jacob Rees-Mogg

Paddy Power builds its ‘Brexit Bunker’ offering a safe space from UK madness

Launching its latest viral marketing campaign ‘The Brexit Bunker’, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power offers the UK public ‘an escape from the madness’. With just ten days left of Brexit negotiations, and with the UK government still to formulise its European Union departure arrangements, Paddy Power has created its own ‘Brexit Bunker’ somewhere between the UK and France, to escape from …

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Rebel MPs seek to force Treasury’s hand over FOBTs

The Treasury’s decision to delay the implementation of a £2 maximum stake on fixed-odds-betting-terminals (FOBTs) until October has led to a revolt amongst Tory MPs. Defiance over the delay has mounted since Tracey Crouch resigned from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports (DCMS) in the immediate aftermath of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s controversial budget announcement. Whilst Theresa May places her …

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Cheq-No-Mates! Paddy Power suspends market on May’s summer resignation

Paddy Power Politics has moved to suspend its betting market on ‘PM Theresa May resigning this quarter’ (July-September 2018). The UK PM has failed to heal divisions within the Conservative government, as her ‘Chequers Brexit White Paper’ was demolished by hard-line Brexiteers who deemed the proposed arrangements as being governed by EU/EC laws, ‘leaving the UK Vassal state’. Seeking to …

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Paddy Power – Brexit Chaos could see May out in the cold this March

Prime Minister Theresa May, faces threats from all sides, as she tries to negotiate the UK’s breakaway from the European Union. This week’s release of the first draft of the EU’s Brexit agreement with the UK was supposed to mark a breakthrough for PM May’s negotiating team. Instead it appears that May is on a collision course with Brussels, as …

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Out by April… Betfair makes drastic cut to Theresa’s resignation odds

Betfair Politics has drastically reduced the odds on PM Theresa May departing 10 Downing Street in 2018, as Conservative Party rifts continue to rock the government’s Brexit negotiations strategy. The Times has reported that high-ranking Tory donors have demanded that May resign, due to her ‘tortoise approach to delivering Brexit’. PM May is currently visiting China, seeking to discuss future trade …

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Paddy Power – Tory Rebels gift May a 2018 leadership headache

Conservative ‘Rebel MPs’ have handed Theresa May a significant defeat in Commons, securing a legal amendment guaranteeing a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with the EU. A beleaguered PM Theresa May, lost the crucial Commons ‘EU Withdrawal Bill’ by just four votes (309 to 305 vote). However, Paddy Power Politics believes that the vote’s consequences may become significant for Theresa …

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‘Dont Mogg Yourself’…Paddy Power lengthens Jacob Rees Mogg’s Next PM odds

A car crash interview on ITV’s ‘Good Morning Britain’ has seen bookmakers’ lengthen the odds of hardline Conservative Jacob Rees Mogg becoming the UK’s next Prime Minister. In recent weeks, Brexiteer Rees Mogg has gained a strong following from grassroots Conservative Party members, urging on social media channels for the North-East Somerset MP to challenge Theresa May and takeover Tory …

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#MoggMentum…Bookmakers cut odds on Jacob Rees-Mogg taking over Tory Party leadership

As Parliament heads towards its summer recess (20 July – 5 September), rumours swirl of a leadership contest for the divided and embattled Conservative Party. A cruel summer for PM Theresa May, who has made little to no progress on her Brexit mandate, has seen UK media report that Brexit secretary David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson are seeking …

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