Prime Minister Theresa May is the favourite to next leave cabinet

According to Ladbrokes betting odds, the Prime Minister herself is the favourite to exit the country's top governing team.

Theresa May has had a rollercoaster ride of a premiership. After an unremarkable time spent as Home Secretary, she was elevated to the position of Prime Minister following David Cameron’s decision to step down after 2016’s EU referendum. Until April 2017, she performed well in the polls and looked set to win a massive majority.

But during the general election campaign, she fell from grace. Labour surged in the polls and ended up stripping the Conservatives of their majority. For that reason, as well as the ongoing Brexit struggle, it is hardly surprising that Theresa May’s is the Ladbrokes favourite to next leave the cabinet.

Ladbrokes offers odds of 3/1 for the PM to be the next cabinet minister to exit (as of 23rd February 2018). This would require a vote of no confidence and either a resignation or a defeat in a subsequent leadership contest.

The next two favourites to leave are Boris Johnson and the recently elevated Gavin Williamson – each on 5/1.

Odds of 6/1 are offered for Brexit Secretary David Davis and 8/1 for Philip Hammond.

Michael Gove looks relatively safe with odds of 20/1.

When will Theresa May exit?

Reports have regularly highlighted that May plans to continue as Tory leader, however, others in the cabinet likely have different ideas. In all likelihood, she will not lead her party into the general election: with the threat of Corbyn’s Labour taking power, Conservatives will want someone who can obliterate Labour.

After last year’s election, Theresa May is evidently not that person.

But when exactly should she go?

Either way the people should have their say.

5. Improved Political Education

Education is the key to advancing individuals in society and advancing society itself.

Specifically, substantial, obligatory and non-biased political education is long overdue. If people are to be informed for elections, they need to understand how the system works, who the main political players are and the importance of voting in the first place.

The key to a healthy democracy is a knowledgeable population. Political education in schools is a much-needed solution to our ill democracy.

6. Automatic Voter Registration

One barrier to voting in the first place is the fact that individuals must register ahead of polling day. Generally, this is a simple procedure that takes a few minutes, however, that’s not the point. Individuals should have an automatic link with the political system via being able to vote from the get-go.

Automatic registration takes place in other countries, why not here?

Let’s make voting easy.

7. Compulsory Voting…For First-Time Voters

Many individuals, including myself, are very vary of making voting compulsory. The freedom not to vote is an important freedom and people should vote for the sake of it.

However, the proposal for first-time compulsory voting is a compromise that could set voters on a path to consistent engagement as there is strong evidence that voting is habitual, meaning that once individuals start they will continue to do so for the rest of their lives. Perhaps it would be worth piloting this to see its impact.

The proposal