Blake O’Donnell shoots for Tory stardom

Solicitor to concentrate on issues such as knife crime rather than Brexit

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
1st October, 2017
Blaise and Blake O’Donnell whose parents were involved in a high-profile dispute with Bank of Ireland over loans of €71.5m Pic: Collins

Blake O’Donnell, the son of Gorse Hill ex-bankrupts Brian and Patricia O’Donnell, is focusing on fly-tipping and knife crime rather than Brexit in his bid for a Tory seat on London’s Croydon borough council.

O’Donnell is running in the Norbury Park ward in Croydon, and has been a member of the Tory party for three years, he told The Sunday Business Post.

According to O’Donnell, “Croydon has...

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