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Jacob Rees-Mogg attracts a flurry of bets for next Tory leader

| 14.09.2017


Jacob Rees-Mogg has attracted a flurry of bets with leading bookmaker Coral over the last few days to be the next Conservative leader where he is 6-1 second-favourite to replace Theresa May as the gamble behind the North East Somerset MP continues to pick up pace. David Davis is the current 4-1 favourite in the market, while Phillip Hammond can be backed at 13-2.

“Although Jacob Rees-Mogg has played down any suggestion he could be a credible candidate to be the next Conservative leader, punters disagree as they continue to back him to replace Theresa May where he has only David Davis ahead of him in the latest betting following a momentous gamble,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**Next Conservative leader
4-1 David Davis, 6-1 Jacob Rees-Mogg, 13-2 Phillip Hammond, 8-1 Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd, 16-1 Ruth Davidson, Damian Green, 20-1 Bar


Further contact information:
John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.