John Hume declines proposal for Freedom of Belfast

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 13:40 -- Editor

Pat Hume, wife of John Hume, has responded to calls to award John Hume freedom of Belfast City.

 

"On behalf of John and I, I would like to thank all who have made this kind offer in relation to the freedom of Belfast City.

 

"However, on this occasion John will have to respectfully decline. I have conveyed this to Belfast City Councillors through our colleagues in the SDLP."