Jeremy Corbyn’s replacement odds drift, but Paul Nuttall odds-on for 2017 axe

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Jeremy Corbyn to be replaced as Labour leader in 2017

Jeremy Corbyn’s odds of being replaced as leader of the Labour party have been eased, according to the latest betting update.

Despite losing the Copeland by-election to the Conservatives, Labour’s win in Stoke-on-Trent Central was enough for our traders to decide that any immediate pressure on Corbyn could be bearable for a little longer yet.

The beleaguered leader is now 6/4 to leave during 2017, a drift from 5/4.

However, our odds also suggest Paul Nuttall’s fate could still go either-way. The UKIP leader came second in Staffordshire, when a famous win had looked on the cards a few weeks ago.

The party were odds-on favourites to win in Stoke in early February, but Nuttall is now 5/6 to be replaced this year.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “There’s no doubt Corbyn is still under a great deal of pressure, but with one by-election win under his belt, it should be enough to buy him some more time with his critics.”

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Ladbrokes latest betting

Year Jeremy Corbyn is replaced as leader of the Labour Party

2017 – 6/4

2018 – 3/1

2019 – 8/1

2020+ – 2/1

Will Paul Nuttall be replaced as leader of UKIP before the end of 2017

Yes- 5/6

No – 5/6

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing