The Defence Secretary has threatened to 'shut down' the access retired high-ranking officers have to the Ministry of Defence, if it is found they have been ignoring rules against lobbying on behalf of defence contractors.
Philip Hammond's comments follow claims in the Sunday Times that several retired generals boasted of their ability to sidestep the rules. This is a report from our Political Correspondent Alex Forrest.
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