UKIP push Lib Dems into fourth place in new poll

UKIP party leader Nigel Farage
UKIP party leader Nigel Farage Credit: Sophie Duval/EMPICS Entertainment

The UK Independence Party has surged to a record poll rating, tipping the Liberal Democrats into fourth place, according to a new poll.

The ComRes poll for The Independent on Sunday and the Sunday Mirror has put Ukip on 14% - six points up since last month and the party's highest ever rating in a ComRes poll.

The poll also put the Conservatives on 28%, down three points and 11 points behind Labour, who are down four on 39%.

Support for the Lib Dems is now at single figures, at 9%.

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Polls puts UKIP in third place

UKIP has surged to a record poll rating, tipping the Liberal Democrats into fourth place, according to new polls.