The European Commission has been accused of “damned cheek” over their demands that Britain builds more homes to cope with the shortage caused by EU immigrants.
The Commission’s order that the UK takes “further steps to boost housing supply” is contained in a report into Britain’s housing market.
“What damned cheek, don’t they see the irony of this?” said UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall.
“It is our membership of the EU leading to uncontrolled immigration that has been a major contributory factor to the housing shortage in this country, not to mention unsustainable pressure on education and health services
“We have long maintained that the UK cannot cope with such a huge influx of immigrants but politicians just put their heads in the sand while the whole character of the country has been changed irrevocably,” said Mr Nuttall, North West MEP.
“Yes, we have a housing shortage and we need to stop hundreds of thousands of immigrants arriving on our shores every year and making that worse.
“On June 23 voters have the golden opportunity to say we’ve had more than enough of the EU telling us how to live our lives and regain control of our borders and laws.