campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 28 November 2008 12:00AM
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, Alderman Ian Luder and Alderman Alison Gowman nominated the WPP chief for the award, which he will receive at a Guildhall ceremony. The honour allows Sorrell certain privileges, such as the right to marry at St Paul's Cathedral, walk around the City with a drawn sword and herd sheep over London Bridge. It also gives him the right to avoid being press-ganged.
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