Tag Archives: Theresa May

Paddy Power – Odds improve on Brexit deal agreement by 2019 deadline

A crucial EU summit kicks off today, with the UK government and 27 heads of EU member states’ seeking to make progress on the ‘Brexit agenda’, as the Conservative government aims to meet its target ‘March 2019 exit deadline’. Desperate to start negotiations on trade matters, tonight PM Theresa May will address EU peers on Britain’s exit strategy at a …

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No Joke! Bookmakers slash odds on PM May’s 2017 exit

Closing this week’s ‘2017 Conservative Party Conference’ in Manchester, there would be no blazing comeback for PM Theresa May. Ahead of delivering her headline speech, The Tory PR spin machine had detailed that PM May’s keynote would unite the cabinet following its post-election divisions and also appeal to Britain’s young. However, delivering a limp speech in which May was hindered …

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Paddy Power – Boris delivers at conference but still faces the sack

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson pledged his loyalty to Theresa May as Prime Minister and leader of the Tories, during a 30-minute speech at the ‘2017 Conservative Party Conference’ in Manchester. A number of political commentators believe that Johnson may have stolen PM May’s spotlight yet again, as later today she will deliver the conference’s closing speech ‘Building a Country …

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Betfair Politics – All eyes on May as Corbyn evens General Election market

Following the conclusion of this week’s Labour Party Conference, Betfair Politics informs that at present both Labour and Conservative are evens to ‘win most seats at next General Election’. Jeremy Corbyn’s closing speech in Brighton was well received by Labour Party delegates. Following two years of fractious party conventions, UK media now reports that Corbyn may have finally united all …

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Paddy Power – Boris in the dock following repeat of ‘Brexit NHS claim’

Paddy Power Politics has installed UK Foreign Affairs Secretary Boris Johnson as the clear 11/4 market favourite to become the next Conservative cabinet minister to leave/resign from their post of duty. Johnson came under fire this weekend, following the publication of his Daily Telegraph opinion piece ‘My Vision for a Bold & Thriving Britain, enabled by Brexit’, in which the …

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Betfair Politics – Punters not backing March 2019 EU Exit

Yesterday’s passing of the ‘EU Withdrawal Bill’ by the House of Commons may represent the clearing of a major Brexit hurdle for PM Theresa May, however, Betfair Politics informs that the UK public remain sceptical of the country leaving the European Union by the target deadline of 29 March 2019. The Bill which aims to repeal a number of provisions …

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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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SCREW EU! Paddy Power shows ‘Strong & Stable’ support for Theresa May ahead of Brexit negotiations

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has erected a 110-ft statue of UK Prime Minister Theresa May on the White Cliffs of Dover promoting its ‘Bet on Brexit’ markets. As an embattled Tory government begins EU exit negotiations this week, the mischievous Paddy Power stated that it wanted to offer some ‘strong and stable’ support for PM May and her UK negotiating …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – Snap Judgment – UK 2017 Election Aftermath…

Another year… Another shock political outcome as PM Theresa May failed to secure her parliamentary majority following the shock results of the 2017 UK Snap Election (8 June).  SBC’s Bookies’ Corner’gauges the impact of the Snap Election results on the UK political landscape, as Theresa May handles a fragile government ahead of entering Brexit negotiations, while opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn …

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Gamble Gone Wrong! Bookmakers readjust UK political markets following stunning Snap Election results

Bookmakers have moved to readjust their political betting markets, following the stunning results of the 8 June UK Snap General Election, which has been branded the ‘biggest miscalculation’ in modern UK political history. Last April PM Theresa May called for a June Snap Election, in order to increase her Parliamentary majority as the Conservative Government headed for crucial Brexit negotiations …

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