PUBLISHED: 16:20, Mon, Dec 2, 2019 | UPDATED: 16:20, Mon, Dec 2, 2019
Pollsters YouGov predicted the outcome of each seat in the Christmas election which gave Boris Johnson a majority of 359 - a 41 seat increase on the 318 seats they won in 2017. The data predicted that Jeremy Corbyn will suffer a fall of 51 seats and only win 211 in next month's election. But Chris Curtis has since warned the Labour Party could close the gap since there aren’t more voters for the Tories to appeal to.
Speaking on BBC’s Politics Live, Mr Curtis said: “I agree that the lead has been fairly static but actually when you look at the underlying numbers there’s been a fair bit of movement.
“But what we’ve seen is both the Tories and Labour going up so far at about the same rates.
“The Tories have done a fairly good job at gaining back those Leave voters.
“Labour has done a fairly good job at squeezing back those Remain voters particularly back from the Liberal Democrats and from the Green Party.
Chris Curtis from YouGov gave a shocking election prediction (Image: BBC)
Pollsters YouGov predicted a Tory majority in the December 12 election (Image: BBC)
“Now hear I think it the question for the next week and a half we’ve got left.
“When you look at the numbers you kind of feels like the Tories might have run out of voters to squeeze.
“Whereas actually there’s still a lot more voters for labour to potentially squeeze so then question left for the rest of the campaign is firstly, can Labour squeeze them and is there enough time left to continue to squeeze them, close