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Nigel Farage warned immigration is “completely out of control” after new figures revealed 1.4 million visas have been issued final 12 months.

The statistics printed by the Home Office present 1.395 million visas have been granted to employees, college students, relations, dependants and to these arriving by way of humanitarian routes.

The former Ukip chief mentioned the Tories have instructed a “pack of lies” over immigration and have “failed”.

In a video posted on X, Mr Farage mentioned: “So this morning we get the Home Office stats for migration in 2023.

“If you add up work visas, well being care visas and examine visas we issued final 12 months 1.4 million visas.

“That number is completely out of control in every way.

“Add to that household reunions are up, the numbers granted asylum has trebled and you may see underneath this Conservative authorities all we have had is 14 years of whole and utter lies.

“Lies at every single time there’s an election, every manifesto, it’s all a pack of lies.

“The inhabitants explosion in Britain is continuous and its dangerous results on folks’s lives simply worsen and worse, they’ve failed.”

Former home secretary Suella Braverman added that the levels of immigration “can’t go on”.

She said: “1.4 million folks have been granted visas right here final 12 months. Asylum approvals at a report excessive.

“Work and student visa numbers, including many dependents, are appalling.

“This can’t go on: we don’t have sufficient properties, GPs or colleges to help this stage.

“The PM must adopt policies I pushed for that would have prevented this national disaster: we need a cap on overall numbers.

“Britain might be unrecognisable if this carries on. It’s not what the British folks, together with me, voted for.”

It comes as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is underneath stress to get a grip on each authorized and unlawful migration.