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Next Labour Leader Odds: Keir Starmer To Take Charge?

  • Written by David Bet
Voting in the Labour Leadership has officially closed and while it’s not currently taking the main headlines, it’s been narrowed down to three candidates as the party look to replace Jeremy Corbyn. Who will be the Next Labour leader?


The ballot has closed with the winner set to be announced on Saturday April 4.

So, who are the three main candidates and what are the odds on offer?

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Keir Starmer - 1/100

Keir Starmer stands shoulders above the rest with the bookies and is a clear favourite at 1/100 with Paddy Power pricing him at 1/100.

He’s announced his plans to rebuild the party “fast” and will has had the backing of a number of leading figures including Jess Phillips. He’s the only male in the running, with the MP for Holborn and St Pancras keen to put Labour’s lack of clarity on issues such as Brexit and anti-semism behind him.

Angela Rayner is set to be his deputy leader which could prove incredibly popular with voters.

He’s been in the shadow cabinet since 2016 and at 57 is the oldest figure running in the Labour leader election.

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Rebecca Long Bailey - 25/1

Rebecca Long Bailey is a 25/1 shot and outside hope with a number of leading Labour MPs backing her to be an exceptional leader.

She’s second favourite and has been an ally of Corbyn during his reign in charge. She’s been keen to claim that the party needs a strong socialist leader, which could be one of the reasons she’s drifted in the odds slightly.

A strong determined woman and is being backed by the left in the party, which could potentially cause an upset.

The MP for Salford & Eccles has been the shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy since 2017 and claims she’s ready to step up to take on the Conservatives.

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Lisa Nandy - 50/1

Lisa Nandy is a real outside shot and least likely to be elected according to the bookies with Paddy Power pricing her at 50/1.

Another MP representing the north, as a Member of Parliament for Wigan, Lisa Nandy is 17 years Starmer’s junior but has proved to have a touch on reality and a desire to move away from Labour’s “Thatcherite consensus”.

It would be a huge shock if she was to take the leadership but many are backing her to be a Labour leader at some point during her career, with many describing her as a dark horse this time around.

Her no-nonsense approach has struck a chord with many, but it would be a huge feat to knock Starmer out of pole position, particularly with her supporting Brexit, a subject which has well and truly divided the party.

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