Conservatives hold 22-point lead ahead of UK election - ICM poll

Britain's Prime Minster Theresa May delivers a stump speech at Netherton Conservative Club during the Conservative Party's election campaign, in Dudley April 22, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Radburn/Pool

(Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have a 22 point lead over Labour, an ICM poll said on Sunday ahead of a general election on June 8.

The poll showed the Conservatives at 48 percent, up 2 points from a poll last week, with Labour on 26 percent, the Liberal Democrats on 10 percent and UKIP on 8 percent.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru; editing by Alexander Smith)