When is the next UK General Election? Everything you need to know

The keys to No 10 will be up for grabs.


You couldn’t move for General Elections in the UK in the late 2010s.

There was one in 2015, 2017 *and* 2019 but it’s all gone a bit quiet on that front lately, despite the Conservatives changing the Prime Minister on two occasions since Boris Johnson’s victory at the polls.

Brits are probably eagerly anticipating the chance to head to their local church or civil hall to draw an X in a box, so when is the next UK General Election?

Everything you need to know can be found below, otherwise the latest UK General Election odds are on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app.

The Prime Minister has the power to call a General Election once again following the scrapping of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, but they have to dissolve parliament no later than five years after the last poll.

As the election can be held up to 25 working days after that event, the next UK General Election is scheduled to take place no later than January 24, 2025.

Rishi Sunak, the latest Tory PM to be sitting in Downing Street, has indicated the vote will take place this year and while he tries to cling on until the bitter end, Paddy’s traders have priced October-December 2024 as the hot favourite for the time when the next General Election will take place.

October-December 2024 Date Of Next Election

A party needs to win 326 constituencies to guarantee a majority in the House of Commons, although, in reality, the threshold is a little lower as Sinn Fein traditionally do not take up their seats in Westminster.

The Tories are tanking in the opinion polls and a Labour Majority is rated as the most likely outcome in our UK – Next General Election betting market.

Labour Majority Overall Majority

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

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