HAMPSHIRE MP Penny Mordaunt is among the many favourites to switch Theresa Might as Prime Minister if she loses a vote of confidence – in response to bookies.
The Portsmouth North MP is 12/1 on to take the position, ought to Mrs Might depart, say William Hill.
The betting agency give Ms Mordaunt, a Royal Navy reservist who’s at the moment the Worldwide Improvement Secretary, the identical probabilities because the likes of arch-Brexiter Jacob Rees-Mogg.
However Ms Mordaunt is behind entrance runners, together with favorite Boris Johnson (4/1) and Dominic Rabb (5/1).
Additionally forward of Mordaunt are Sajid Javid (11/2) and Michael Gove (13/2).
Earlier right this moment, Ms Mordaunt backed present Prime Minster Theresa Might by way of Twitter.
She mentioned: The Prime Minister has my full assist, not least as a result of she has at all times executed what she firmly believes is within the nationwide curiosity.
“Our nation wants us all to struggle for a great deal and put together for a no deal state of affairs.
“All eyes and palms ought to be on that job.”