Eight lucky financial donors will be able to sit with the premier at The Progressive's upcoming annual fundraising dinner on November 15th for $275 per plate.
Less wealthy donors can dine with the ministers for $250 each or general seating for $150 per plate. For their donation, they will receive dinner, jazz and political speeches at the Grand Old House.
This is not the first time that the fundraiser has been held and in the past, it was highly criticized by both the opposition and media including the Compass who made the comparison to “insider trading”. Read more here
It was further criticized by the opposition for containing budget details that were not made available to the members of the Legislative Assembly.
The last fundraiser was held at the Ritz Carlton with 260 persons in attendance for $200 per plate It is unknown if members of the coalition unity government will be in attendance at this event.