Lord Prescott odds-on favourite for PCC role
EAST YORKS: Labour candidate Lord Prescott has been installed as the odds-on favourite to land the role as the first Humberside police and crime commissioner.
William Hill has put Lord Prescott as 1/3 favourite to land the £75,000-a-year role.
Retired police chief Paul Davison, who is standing as an independent candidate, is the bookies' second favourite, with odds of 7/2.
Conservative candidate Matthew Grove is third favourite, with odds of 10/1.
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Former soldier Neil Eyre, standing as an independent, is 33/1, while Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom is priced at 40/1.
The bookies rank Liberal Democrat Simone Butterworth and independent candidate Walter Sweeney, a former Tory MP, outside bets at 100/1.
Elections take place on November 15, with the commissioner starting a week later.