The 2015 General Election takes place in May, with the bookies expecting No Overall Majority at the polls
We’re getting closer to the next General Election and the bookmakers are anticipating another tight battle between the Labour and Conservative Party which could lead to another coalition government.
The Tories formed a coalition with the Liberal Democrat Party after the last General Election and it appears that the party that manages the most seats in May will have to make similar concessions in order to form a government.
It is abundantly clear that Labour have missed a big chance to make themselves totally electable next year, with Ed Miliband unconvincing as a leader of the Opposition although every bookmaker goes odds-on that Labour will claim the most seats.
Ladbrokes are prepared to offer the biggest price about the Conservative Party winning the most seats and it appears that the Liberal Democrats could feel the wrath of voter anger rather than the Tories, with David Cameron likely to feel confident that he could yet edge ahead of his arch-rivals.
Indeed, it’s a close call when you look at the odds about the Next Prime Minister, with Cameron an even money chance with 888sport and something tells you that he stands a greater chance than Miliband who is a shade of odds-on.
One thing looks clear, it appears that No Overall Majority will be generated by the two leading parties, especially if UKIP claim a decent share of the vote, while the Lib Dems will still manage to bank a number of seats.
Sky Bet and William Hill actually offer 6/1 that the next government formed involves a coalition with UKIP and they will be a party demanding to be taken seriously if they finish ahead of the Lib Dems as suggested by the latest polls.
Ladbrokes offer an enticing 5/1 that we see the Conservative Party continue with the Lib Dems and that’s a tasty price considering that 3/1 is available about the same outcome with William Hill.
Meanwhile, Boris Johnson is favourite to become the next Tory Party leader, with the current Mayor of London a 5/2 chance to replace Cameron, while Theresa May is a 9/2 poke.
No Overall Majority at 2015 General Election @ 11/10 with 888sport
All odds were correct at time of posting.