Tories hold 14-point lead over Labour in latest poll

CONSERVATIVES enjoyed a 14-point lead over Labour in a poll released as Theresa May chaired her first Cabinet meeting after the summer recess.

The survey showed that the Tory party still enojyed a massive lead

The ICM survey for The Guardian put the Tories on 41 per cent, down two points from a similar survey by the same company for the paper a month ago.

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Labour - currently embroiled in a leadership battle between incumbent Jeremy Corbyn and challenger Owen Smith - remained at 27 per cent the lowest level of support for the party since the 2015 general election.

Liberal Democrats were up one point on 9 per cent, while Ukip’s 13 per cent support and the 4 per cent backing for Greens were unchanged since last month’s survey.

ICM questioned 1,813 people between August 26 and 28.