U.K. Conservatives Open a 17-Point Lead Over Labour Opposition

  • ICM poll puts Labour support just above level seen under Brown
  • Suggests immigration clampdown went down well with voters

Theresa May, U.K. prime minister and leader of the Conservative party, delivers the closing speech at the party's annual conference in Birmingham, U.K., on Oct. 5, 2016.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The U.K.’s governing Conservative Party has a 17-point lead over the opposition Labour Party in a poll by ICM Ltd. for the Guardian newspaper.

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