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Farage says breastfeeding comments were 'wildly misrepresented'

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.

It comes as mothers are set to stage a "Free to Feed" protest at Claridge's after the hotel asked a new mother to cover up as she breastfed.

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Farage: Breastfeeding comments 'wildly misrepresented'

Nigel Farage has told ITV Wales his comments on breastfeeding mothers were "wildly misrepresented".

Ukip leader Nigel Farage speaks to ITV Wales Political Editor Adrian Masters. Credit: ITV Wales/Adrian Masters

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.

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