Ukip 'on course to top poll' in European elections

The UK Independence Party remains on course to top the poll in the European elections, according to a news poll.

Detail of a UKIP constituent wearing a party rosette Credit: PA

The ComRes survey for the Independent on Sunday and the Sunday Mirror puts Ukip out in front with 35%, while the Liberal Democrats face a humiliating fifth place behind the Greens.

Labour are unchanged on 24% while support for the Conservatives have slumped down two points to 20%. ComRes interviewed 2,045 GB adults online on May 14 and 15.