The polling guru labelled the threat “rather odd” as he explained the argument may not change the Conservative's minds. Mr Curtice said threat will only have an impact if Boris Johnson is at risk of losing seats. But he later adds the Tories have been gaining seats from the Brexit Party vote giving them a lead in the current polls.
Speaking to BBC News, Mr Curtice said: “If that’s his perspective it’s then rather odd that he thinks that by threatening to stand everywhere he’s going to persuade the Conservatives to change their minds.
“Presumably he only thinks that the threat of standing everywhere is going to