Nigel Farage has told ITV Wales his comments on breastfeeding mothers were "wildly misrepresented".
The Ukip leader stressed that he was not against breastfeeding, but that he respects the rights of private businesses towards their customers.
Farage's suggestion that breastfeeding mothers should "perhaps sit in the corner" was met with widespread criticism yesterday.
Some 40 mothers have staged a protest outside Claridge's hotel after a woman was asked to cover up as she breastfed in the restaurant
The Ukip leader has courted controversy by suggesting mums breastfeeding their babies should "perhaps sit in the corner".
An annual family treat ended in tears for a breastfeeding mother who was told to cover up with a napkin by staff at Claridge's.