Leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage has blasted Prime Minister David Cameron for losing grip on inward immigration, saying Britain should leave the European Union (EU) if it wants to take back control.
Speaking during the Express EU debate on Thursday, Farage savaged Cameron’s migration claims, saying we “can’t plan or provide for our public services” while net migration is rising.
Quarterly figures from the Office for National Statistics showed in late May that net migration to the UK rose to 333,000 in 2015.
This is while back in 2010, Cameron announced a series of new measures to tackle illegal migration and pledged to reduce net migration into Britain to below 100,000, “no ifs, no buts.”
“He [Cameron] is trying to maintain that we can control immigration numbers as a member of the European Union but we just can’t,” Farage said.
He then emphatically waved his EU passport, saying “we can’t because of this, because the…