(Quebec) Caquiste leader François Legault bought his vote of confidence by granting thousands of dollars in higher compensation to his deputies, suggests Conservative leader Éric Duhaime on Wednesday, following the score of 98.61% obtained by Mr. Legault at his vote of confidence at the CAQ convention on Sunday in Sherbrooke.

According to Mr. Duhaime, it is no coincidence that the government tabled a bill increasing the remuneration of deputies by 30% just before the vote of confidence to which the CAQ leader had to submit.

At a press conference in the parliamentary press gallery, Mr. Duhaime suggested that the vote of the 90 CAQ deputies as well as political staff and press officers made it possible to reach this stratospheric score, out of the approximately 1,000 authorized CAQ delegates. to vote.