|Bookmakers William Hill, who had been betting on a Labour majority of 64 or greater have now lifted their level to 81 and offer Even money that they will secure a majority of that level or greater; Even money that it will be 80 or less, and 7/1 that they get no majority at all.|
Hills are also now predicting a higher turnout than previously thought, making a turnout rate of 60-61.99% their new 3/1 favourite (from 100/30), replacing the former 11/4 favourite, 58-59.99 which is now out to 100/30, while Hills have also cut 64-65.99 from 8/1 to 6/1. 'Punters seem to be anticipating a higher level of turnout than seemed likely in the earlier stages of the campaign' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Plaid Cymru candidate Eurig Wyn has been backed from 5/4 to 5/6 joint favourite in Ynys Mon constituency where the current incumbent, Labour's Albert Owen, has been lengthened from 4/7 clear favourite to 5/6.
Robert Kilroy Silk has been backed from 16/1 to 7/1 with William Hill to win in Erewash where Labour are 4/7 favourites with the Tories at 13/8.
Labour are 1/20 favourites to emerge as the largest Party with William Hill who offer the Conservatives at 8/1 and the Lib Dems at 66/1. Hills make Labour 1/16 to win with an overall majority with the Tories 16/1 to do likewise and the Lib Dems 150/1. Hills offer 8/1 about a Hung Parliament.