Mr S likes a flutter. His eyes were drawn to the latest speculation about Boris’s return to the Commons. Ladbrokes are offering 3-1 that the Blond Bombshell will be selected in Uxbridge, which is to be vacated by John Randall at the next election. Uxbridge is hardly K&C (Mrs S is agin it); but, it is a safe Tory seat in the capital: Ladbrokes have it 1/50 on for the Tories. Perfect for Boris, you might think…
Here are the latest odds on Boris, courtesy of Ladbrokes:
Where will Boris stand in 2015?
6/4 Does not stand for parliament
3/1 Uxbridge & South Ruislip
6/1 South Cambridgeshire
8/1 Hornchurch & Upminster
12/1 Louth & Horncastle
16/1 Richmond Park
500/1 Camberwell & Peckham
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