BAE man was free to roam MoD offices
Rob Evans and David Leigh
Tuesday March 20, 2007
BAE Systems HQ. Photograph: Guardian
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.