Follow the money! According to the latest odds from bookmakers, May’s European Elections look set to be a straight fight between Labour and Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party.
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Sky Bet have Labour as the narrow favourites at 1/1 to win the most seats, with the Brexit Party seen as their main challengers on 11/10.
Meanwhile the Conservatives are way back at 12/1. Ouch.
Similar story for Ladbrokes who describe Labour as “marginal favs”, with the Brexit Party snapping at their heels and the Tories way behind on 9/1.
Labour still marginal favs pic.twitter.com/L3vwDlpR3V
— Ladbrokes Politics (@LadPolitics) April 15, 2019
How many Conservatives will vote for the Brexit Party to stop Jeremy Corbyn winning a national election whilst sending a pro-Leave message to MPs? Plenty of traditional Labour voters are likely to want to send a rocket Corbyn’s way as well after he whipped MPs to vote for open borders.