BAE & the MOD

BAE man was free to roam MoD offices

Rob Evans and David Leigh
Tuesday March 20, 2007
Guardian Unlimited

BAE Systems HQ. Photograph: Guardian
The government has admitted that the chief lobbyist of Britain’s biggest arms company was given an official security pass allowing him to wander freely around the Ministry of Defence.

It enabled Julian Scopes to enter and leave the highly secure Whitehall offices of the MoD as he pleased and lobby ministers and mandarins, pushing the commercial interests of his employers, BAE Systems.

The MoD has admitted that "a variety of passes" are issued to BAE executives, but insisted that it would cost too much taxpayers’ money to list them.



Now Switzerland launches bribery probe into BAE

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