Party founder is honoured

Ivan Cooper, a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Ulster University in recognition of distinguished services to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Ivan Cooper, a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Ulster University in recognition of distinguished services to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Ivan Cooper (pictured), a founding member of the SDLP, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Ulster University yesterday.

It was described as being “in recognition of distinguished services to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland”.