Month: June 2021

  • How long has Starmer’s sinking leadership left to run?

    How long has Starmer’s sinking leadership left to run?

    This article first appeared at betting.betfair on 9th June 2021 It is often said that Leader of the Opposition is the worst job in politics, as Keir Starmer is rapidly discovering. Not only are Labour way behind in national polls but their leader’s approval ratings are on the floor. Check these latest numbers from Ipsos-Mori. […]

  • Batley and Spen By-Election: Labour set to lose another brick in their crumbling Red Wall

    Batley and Spen By-Election: Labour set to lose another brick in their crumbling Red Wall

    This article first appeared at betting.betfair.com on 4th June 2021 At the last English by-election, Boris Johnson’s Conservatives won the Hartlepool constituency for the first time. A stunning result that defied history and laid stark the demographic trends that now explain our politics. A fortnight today, the Tories are rated 94% likely to defend Chesham […]

  • What next for the Trumps and how to bet on it.

    What next for the Trumps and how to bet on it.

    This article first appeared at casino.org on June 11th 2021 Compared to the record-breaking events of last year, 2021 has been relatively quiet on the US political betting front. Some calm after the storm and a chance for everyone to catch a breath. With Donald Trump expected to return to the campaign trail any day […]