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With the General Election all set for July 4, the Conservatives are gearing up for what may very well be a landslide defeat in keeping with the most recent odds.

Latest punter figures make for extra grim studying for Tories, bookies say. Sixty % of punters are backing Conservatives to lose over 200 seats within the July election.

With Rishi Sunak and co set for a Downing Street drubbing on July 4, the bookies have revealed 60.1 % of all bets positioned of their “How Many Seats Will the Conservatives Lose?” market have been in favour of 201 or extra seat losses.

Elsewhere, 14.1 % of punters say 151-200 Tory seats will likely be misplaced, whereas simply 0.3 % reckon no losses are on the playing cards.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes stated: “With a Labour Majority seemingly the most likely outcome of July’s General Election, we’ve delved into exactly how brutal a beating our punters are backing for the Conservatives … With nearly two in three bets favouring no less than 200 seats being lost.”

Percentage of bets positioned:

201 or extra seats misplaced – 60.1 %

151-200 seats misplaced – 14.1 %

101-150 seats misplaced – 13.8 %

51-100 seats misplaced – 8.6 %

1-50 seats misplaced – 3.1 %

No losses – 0.3 %

After every week on the marketing campaign path, Keir Starmer’s Labour Party stay favorite to win essentially the most seats within the 650-seat House of Commons and return to energy after 14 years of Conservative authorities.

Major pollsters are giving various figures, however all of them are exhibiting a double-digit Labour lead, with little change since Sunak known as the election on May 22.

The Conservatives are additionally expending a lot of their power making an attempt to cease supporters switching to Reform UK whereas additionally concentrating on the group most probably to vote for his or her get together: the over-65s.

The Tories have held energy for 14 austerity-filled years following the monetary disaster, their tenure additionally marred by Brexit and the dealing with of the COVID-19 pandemic, which noticed ministers breaking their very own guidelines whereas the general public stayed at residence.

The General Election, simply over a month away, might put an finish to their rule, with these newest betting odds reflecting a common sense of dissatisfaction with the state of UK politics.