From William Hill:
BROWN BACKED TO GO THIS YEAR AS TORY LANDSLIDE ODDS HALVED
WILLIAM Hill have halved the odds about the Conservatives winning a landslide victory at the next General Election - cutting the odds about them winning 375 or more seats from 5/1 to 5/2 - while Gordon Brown has been shortened from 3/1 to 11/10 to leave office during 2008. He is 5/4 to go in 2010, 4/1 in 2009. Brown is also 5/6 NOT to lead Labour into the next General Election.
JOINT FAVOURITES FOR GLASGOW EAST
LABOUR are 5/6 joint favourites to win the Glasgow East by election with William Hill, despite reportedly havcing to find another candidate. Hills also offer the SNP at 5/6 and have the Tories and Lib Dems both at 50/1.
NEXT SCOTS LAB LEADER
William Hill make Andy Kerr 2/5 favourite to be the next Scottish Labour leader. They also offer 4/1 Margaret Curran; 6/1 Iain Grey; 14/1 Cathy Jameson; 20/1 Charlie Gordon.
JILL SAWARD, standing as an Independent candidate, has been backed to receive more votes than any candidate at the Haltemprice by election other than David Davis, with William Hill cutting her from 33/1 to 5/1 joint second favourite in the market in which Hills make Green candidate S Oakes 2/5 favourite, with National Front candidate Culnane 5/1. The Monster Raving Loony Party is 50/1 with former pop star Ronnie Carroll at 66/1.
TORIES HOT FAVOURITES
THE CONSERVATIVES are 1/ 4 favourites to win the next General Election with Hills who make Labour 11/4 - their longest odds since winning power - and the Lib Dems 100/1.