Alison Hume death: Daughters of lawyer who died after falling down a mineshaft talk of their anguish

“We thought about getting our own rope and going down to save mum ourselves”: Daughters of lawyer who died after falling 45ft down a mineshaft because firemen were bickering talk of their anguish

Tragic: Alison Hume

Tragic: Alison Hume”s death could have been avoided if emergency services had removed her sooner

Grief: Sophie, left, and Jayne, right have been left bereft of their mother

Grief: Sophie, left, and Jayne, right have been left bereft of their mother”s death

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The collapsed 60ft mine shaft in a field behind Alison Hume

The collapsed 60ft mine shaft in a field behind Alison Hume”s house

Scene: Police at the scene of the collapsed mine in Galston, Ayrshire, where Mrs Hume was trapped for seven hours

Scene: Police at the scene of the collapsed mine in Galston, Ayrshire, where Mrs Hume was trapped for seven hours

Alison Hume with daughters Sophie, left, and Jayne, right. She stepped into a disused mineshaft which had collapsed opening up a 45ft drop

Alison Hume with daughters Sophie, left, and Jayne, right. She stepped into a disused mineshaft which had collapsed opening up a 45ft drop