2. POLL GIVES LABOUR 12 POINT LEAD
An ICM opinion poll has given Labour a 12 point lead over the Conservatives, its largest lead since 2003. Ed Miliband's party now stands at 41% of the vote, up three points on ICM's January figure, and the Tories are on just 29%, having slipped back four from 33% last month. Meanwhile, the Liberal Democrats have sunk two points, to 13%.