06/03/2014 12:31 GMT | Updated 06/03/2014 15:59 GMT

7 Things The Middle Classes Are Responsible For

Those pesky middle classes.

Not only do they clog up country roads with their unnecessarily large SUVs as they stock up on kale from Waitrose to sustain them through a 'Coldplay Play Dido' tribute concert but apparently they're also to blame for immigration.

Well, this is the opinion of the new Conservative immigration minister, James Brokenshire.

This chap, whose surname sounds like his family went through the poshest and costliest of divorces as a child, has blamed the issue on a "wealthy metropolitan elite".

So what else are the blighters responsible for?

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