Labour odds-on in key London election battles

Charlotte Henry
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BOOKMAKERS are putting Labour ahead in the key electoral battlegrounds in the capital.

Spreadbetter Sporting Index said Ed Miliband’s party will gain six seats in the capital. These include seats held by the Liberal Democrats in Hornsey and Wood Green, and seats like Ealing Central and Acton Croydon Central from the Conservatives.

Betway also make Labour the favourites in Brent Central, where the Lib Dem candidate Ibrahim Taguri had to stand down after being involved in a cash for access scandal.

The firm also make Labour the 1/4 favourite to take Brentford and Isleworth from the Tories.

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