Is this the same Francis Maude?
That installed his own Wi-Fi network in his Westminster office?
"Maude had the wireless network set up “so he can use his phone and iPad in his office” (because the current one is "rubbish")
Security researcher Rik Ferguson describes Maude's “willingness to endanger the security of the parliamentary network, systems and data” as “incredible”.
“If he really has ‘installed his own Wi-Fi’ … then that network segment will not be configured, managed or audited by security experts in the House of Commons, rendering them blind to the the risks it represents,” Ferguson adds. “Actions like those of Mr Maude demonstrate, yet again, that it’s not only the bad guys you have to worry about.”
Four of the six levels of security classification are to be depreciated in an effort to allow Cabinet Office staff to use more off-the-shelf hardware. "
The security of the country vs wanting to use an iPad
It sounds like the plot to a new episiode of Yes Minister