Sir John Curtice has warned Sir Keir Starmer that he is in for a tough night on Thursday as Britons take to the polls. The leading British polling guru spoke with George Galloway on his Mother of All Talk Shows this evening. He warned that Sir Keir will likely do worse than Jeremy Corbyn in a humiliating night for Labour.
After the bombshell prediction, Mr Galloway followed up: "What you are saying is that Keir Starmer might do more poorly than the much-maligned Jeremy Corbyn last time out?"
Sir John responded: "Yes, it seems so.
"It seems to have been a risk for some time now that Sir Keir would end up doing less well in his first round of local elections than Jeremy Corbyn did in his first round in 2016."
The professor of politics at Strathclyde University said that Labour had been falling behind the Conservatives "for some time, throughout the winter and early spring" due to the successful vaccine roll-out.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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The professor of politics at Strathclyde University said Labour had been falling behind the Tories (Image: GETTY)
Sir Keir has suffered a huge blow ahead of next week's elections (Image: GETTY)
He continued: "Last week, the Labour Party were a very long way behind in the polls - on average about eight points."
Mr Galloway questioned whether council