Paddy Power General Election

Paddy Power teases outgoing MPs with 'You’re getting sacked in the morning' Westminster ad


By John McCarthy, Opinion editor

May 6, 2015 | 3 min read

Paddy Power has delivered a cheeky message to MPs on the eve of the election informing them that they will soon be “fired”.

Tying in with the general election which finally goes to ballot Thursday 7 May, Paddy Power parked a truck bearing the message “You’re getting sacked in the morning” outside of Westminster Parliament today (6 May).

Odds on to lose their seats are political heavyweights Danny Alexander, Jim Murphy, Esther McVey and Douglas Alexander with the bookmaker also surmising that PM David Cameron, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage of Ukip may also struggle to acquire their seats.

A total 75 per cent MPs are expected to be unseated after the nation has its say tomorrow, according to Paddy Power.

Emulating a chant birthed in the stands of football grounds across the UK, Paddy Power said: “Sacked in the morning, you’re getting sacked in the morning, sacked in the mooorning, you’re getting sacked in the morning.”

The activity was also shared through the bookmaker's social channels.

Full odds are available below.

Number of standing MPs not to win re-election

4/1 Less than 75

5/4 75 to 99

13/8 100 to 124

9/2 125 or more

16/1 160 or more MPs not to win re-election

Next PM

5/6 David Cameron

10/11 Ed Miliband

Most Seats

1/6 Conservatives

4/1 Labour

Getting sacked in the morning! *(odds to lose their seat)

1/12 Danny Alexander

2/5 Douglas Alexander

4/6 Esther McVey

10/11 Jim Murphy

11/10 George Galloway

11/8 Nigel Farage

5/2 Nick Clegg

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