Nigel Farage says he would rather every person in Britain was poorer if it cut immigration

Nigel Farage would prefer that Britons were poorer if it means cutting immigration to the UK.

The Ukip leader said he would reject the chance to make everyone ‘slightly better off’ as a price worth paying for stopping the population reaching 75million.

Mr Farage also repeated his claim that children do not play in the streets any more because of high levels of immigration, including in towns like Peterborough and Boston.

Ukip’s immigration policy has been subject to confusion in recent days over whether or not the party wants to set a target or cap on net migration…