Minister’s Murky Missile Mate

Further to yesterday’s exposure of the cosy relationship the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Defence Gerald Howarth has with the arms lobbying industry, it seems things get even murkier. Howarth gave Michael Wood of lobbyists Whitehall Advisers (whose clients included BAE Systems and Airbus) free reign of the Parliamentary estate in 2004. However it seems Mr Wood was not the only pass-holder sponsored by Howarth to be end up in defence lobbying:

Jefferson Communications spin for missile makers MBDASo Gerald, when did you last talk to Clark?




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