Jumping into bed with the main parties — at least when it comes to fundraising techniques — the Green Party will be holding a black tie fundraiser at a luxury hotel in central London later this month.
Guests who can afford the £1,000 (minimum) ticket price will be treated to a champagne reception, three course dinner, a speech from party leader Natalie Bennett and the “opportunity to talk directly to leading figures in the Green Party on our agenda”.
But at least the party can deflect suggestions that they are abandoning their crusade against “politics as usual” — because the minimum ticket price is actually twice that of a standard ticket for the Tories’ much-maligned Black & White Election Fundraiser:
There will be an auction too — can readers shed any light on the prizes?
Via Oliver Savory