Freesy does it for Billy
'True great' ... Billy Connolly
By LUCY CHRISTIE
Published: 03 Jun 2010
Councillors in Glasgow will vote this month on giving the Big Yin the Freedom of the City.
Lord Provost Bob Winter - who is leading the move - praised Connolly as "arguably the world's best-known Glaswegian".
He added: "He is truly deserving. A true Scottish great, he works selflessly for charity.
"But above all, he has presented himself as a proud citizen of Glasgow."
Past recipients include former South African president Nelson Mandela.
A spokeswoman for Connolly declined to comment.
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