Next UK Prime Minster Odds: Who could replace Boris Johnson at No.10?

It could be time for BoJo to say bye bye.


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With pressure ever-increasing on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Paddy Power’s trusty traders have been looking at the runners and riders positioning themselves to take his job should he go. As always in Westminster there’s no shortage of people trying to shimmy themselves into contention.


If a Conservative Party leadership contest should come about, who’s best placed to win? There’s a right Motley Crew of contenders so let’s take a look at who might be the next Prime Minister of the UK.

Rishi Sunak

Current Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has been lying low but he might be preparing to step into the limelight in the coming days. The 41-year-old played a prominent role during the early days of the Coronavirus pandemic and might be considered a steady hand at the tiller.

Rishi Sunak Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

Liz Truss

Liz Truss has been pulling out all the stops to try and look presidential in recent times. The Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs has been working hard to get her name out there and has plenty of experience in high-level roles.

Liz Truss Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt has taken more of a backseat in British politics in the 2020s after being a prominent member of David Cameron and Theresa May’s premierships. Another with plenty of experience the South West Surrey MP is one who might bring some stability to the rocky world of No.10.

Jeremy Hunt Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

Penny Mordaunt

Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt is a bit of a dark horse on this list and isn’t widely known by the general public. She is thought to be a popular candidate among Tory MPs which could make her a surprise winner.

Penny Mordaunt Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

Tom Tugendhat

Tom Tugendhat is another one that might come in under the radar. The MP for Tonbridge and Malling has frequently butted heads with Johnson over key issues and might be considered as the polar opposite to the current PM.

Tom Tugendhat Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

Sajid Javid

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Sajid Javid is one of the high profile names on Paddy’s list and the 52-year-old has been a prominent member of the cabinet in recent months since replacing Matt Hancock. Has a strong track record after serving as the Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Sajid Javid Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

Michael Gove

We all know Michael Gove loves a party but could he be the man to lead the Conservative Party and the United Kingdom? A big name in British politics, Gove has twice run for the top job without success in the past.

Michael Gove Next Conservative Leader after Boris Johnson

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