|Cabinet Minister||Ladbrokes “Cabinet exit oddsâ€|
|Iain Duncan Smith||50/1|
Above are the latest prices from Ladbrokes on who will be the next to leave the cabinet?
What’s striking is that four of the top seven are women cabinet members of which there are only five in total.
Indeed if it had not been for Justine Greening getting promoted in the post-Liam Fox re-shuffle last month then all the Cabinet’s women would have been in the seven with the tightest prices.
There’s an explanation with all of them. Thus Theresa May is having this spot of bother with immigration; Caoline Spellman had her forest problem earlier in the year and Baroness Warsi has been coming under pretty fierce attack from some quarters for some time.
These, of course, are only betting odds which reflect what punters are thinking. Maybe this is all about the perceptions of political gamblers who, in the main, are male.
But the overall impression