Imagine you are one of those nice chaps (or chapesses) from York, vetting those in government appointments for security clearance. You find yourself glancing over a file entitled "BLUNKETT, D." Upon perusing the file it appears that the individual has a very colourful private life. Not only that, he has also been implicated in making fradulent claims and misuse of government property. Moreover, he has given misleading and contradictory accounts of his behaviour on multiple occasions, with corroborating evidence of his duplicity. Finally, he has just fallen for a "honeytrap" sting involving a blonde and a dubious businessman acquaintance. So the question is - would this character be granted any security clearance at all, let alone access to the most protected secrets of state?