The Week: People News - Sorrell given City honour

Sir Martin Sorrell has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London.

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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