Supermac’s tycoon: I have been ‘blackmailed’ over planning process

Supermac’s tycoon: I have been ‘blackmailed’ over planning process

McDonagh, whose business employs 2,500 people, said that in one case an individual attempted to extort a high six-figure sum from Supermac’s in exchange for retracting a negative submission from a planning file

Pat McDonagh, the tycoon behind the Supermac’s fast food chain, has revealed that he has been blackmailed several times over planning applications, adding that a number of businesses had attempted to extort money from him in return for withdrawing planning applications.

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