Labour increase lead over Conservatives in poll

Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. Credit: Dan Kitwood/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Ed Miliband's Labour lead the Conservatives by 12 points for the first time in almost a decade, according to a Guardian/ICM poll.

Labour's share of the vote now stands at 41%, an increase of three points from January's ICM figure, with the Tories on 29%, having fallen from 33% last month.

The Liberal Democrats polled 13%.