Posts for Tag: Ed Miliband

David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nigel Farage or Nick Clegg could get first-hand experience of the job centre after the May 7 count

Guido Fawkes: The biggest threat to the leaders post-election may come from their own parties

 by Guido Fawkes | February 9, 2015

These new markets are interesting in that they diverge from the many “who will win the election” bets in that they are about which of the leaders will still be in place after the dust settles at the end of the year – long after May’s votes are counted.

There is of course the added complexity of the possibility of a second autumn election [currently 4/1] if there is no clear result – Fixed Term Parliament Act allowing.

Effectively you are betting on how well the leaders do, specifically will they do well enough even if they are not outright victorious, to protect themselves from being toppled by their own parties?

So let’s take a look at the bets individually.