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  Tony McNulty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anthony James McNulty (born 3 November 1958, London) is a politician in the United Kingdom.
He was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister on 29 May 2005 and moved to become Minister of State at the Home Office, with responsibility for Immigration and Nationality, after the 2005 election.
As of August 2005 McNulty is the minister responsible for the policy to introduce national identity cards, and is on record as stating that the Government has 'oversold' their advantages [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tony_McNulty   (152 words)

 Attaboy Tony McNulty
McNulty was the Founder Secretary of the Labour Friends of India — but three weeks later, he was promoted as a Whip and had to resign by matter of protocol.
“Tony is someone who truly represents the diverse communities we have in Harrow because he actively promotes multiculturalism.
Solictor Manoj Ladwa who is a friend of McNulty felt that the reception was an excellent initiative to recognise his efforts in serving the Indian community.
www.geocities.com /hotbhajiya/Attaboy_Tony_McNulty.html   (797 words)

 Minister's shock claim: ID scheme to check 13 biometrics
Beating off newspaper reports that biometric scans could misidentify up to one in 1,000 users, Home Office Minister Tony McNulty told Sunday's BBC Radio 4 World at One programme that the possibility of errors in one type of scan was precisely why the UK ID card system would be able to check 13 biometrics.
McNulty himself helpfully added "people with brown eyes" as a problem area to the list in the paper.
While we're about it, we couldn't resist McNulty's comments on The Politics Show in defence of Home Office dawn raids on asylum seekers: "We are not knocking down doors at four in the morning with people booted and suited in riot gear.
www.infowars.com /articles/ps/nat_id_uk_id_scheme_13_biometrics.htm   (658 words)

 Minister of state Tony McNulty launches new timetable - News - About one - Our services - one   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tony McNulty MP, Minister of State will visit Dovercourt Station on Friday 3rd December, lending his support to the new 'one' timetable which commences on 12th December 2004, and the introduction of new direct train services between Harwich and London, Liverpool Street.
Transport Minister, Tony McNulty, said: "The new direct rail link between Harwich and London will be of real benefit to those people living in and around the town - boosting the region's economy and providing passengers with a more efficient rail service.
During his visit Tony McNulty will also visit the Harwich Community Nursery and Harwich Beer Festival which this year is sponsored by 'one'.
www.onerailway.com /services/about/newsdisplay.asp?id=652   (345 words)

 Printer Friendly Format - Barnet Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A lecturers' union feels let down by Harrow East MP Tony McNulty following his failure to attend a meeting with members last week.
The National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (Natfhe) had arranged for Mr McNulty to speak to 150 members of staff of Greenhill College in Lowlands Road, Harrow, about the funding of further education.
Tony McNulty was surprised the union had taken his cancellation so hard.
www.barnettimes.co.uk /misc/print.php?artid=60639   (234 words)

 Environmentalists Against War
Tony McNulty, the Home Office minister now responsible for identity cards, has also admitted that "in its enthusiasm" the government also mistakenly emphasised the benefits to the state rather than arguing its benefits to the individual citizen.
He also confirmed that ministers are to announce a "ceiling" on the cost of each ID card in October in an attempt to restore public confidence in the scheme in the face of speculation that it could range between £93 and £300 each.
Mr McNulty also disclosed that the double-lock "super-affirmative" procedure for parliament to approve the move to compulsory ID cards by which both houses have to vote in favour is flawed.
www.envirosagainstwar.org /know/read.php?&itemid=3009   (679 words)

 New Statesman - NS Interview - Tony McNulty
Now Livingstone is starting his second stint as mayor, this time as Labour's man, and ministers such as McNulty are effusive in their praise for him and his record, especially on the biggest issue facing the capital.
McNulty points out that other cities in the UK and across the world are looking to copy it.
McNulty disputes this, but says more work will have to be done to explain the transport facilities when the final bids are entered.
www.newstatesman.com /200407050057   (1396 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Rift on immigration exposed after UK minister defends dawn raids
TONY McNulty, the UK immigration minister, exposed a serious rift between Holyrood and Westminster yesterday when he defended the use of dawn raids to remove failed asylum seekers.
Mr McNulty stressed that dawn raids would continue, insisted that they were neither heavy-handed nor inhumane and condemned some of the criticism of the system as "intemperate".
Mr McNulty said the officers had to go into the houses of failed asylum seekers early in the morning because, if they notified them in advance and went round at midday, the asylum seekers would have disappeared.
news.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=2098802005   (851 words)

 Planning Portal
McNulty pointed out that since 2000, new shopping centre floorspace completed in town centres now exceeds shopping centre and retail warehouse park floorspace completed in out-of-centre locations.
McNulty was adamant that although the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was reviewing PPG6, the government was not about to relax the regime.
McNulty stressed the revised guidance would give a clearer steer on the sort of retail development ministers wanted to encourage.
www.planningportal.gov.uk /wales/government/cy/1105619050960.html   (335 words)

 New Start - Community Regeneration Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Regeneration minister Tony McNulty doesn’t pull his punches - and he’s ready to step into the ring to defend the new deal for communities.
Tony McNulty has visited 22 of England’s 39 new deal for communities schemes since being appointed junior regeneration minister in May. He wants to get another four under his belt before the year is out.
Mr McNulty’s mission is to reverse that tide of scepticism.
www.newstartmag.co.uk /mcnulty.html   (1364 words)

 ID cards 'were oversold' - Printer friendly - ZDNet UK News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
McNulty refused to apologise for overselling the benefits of ID cards but admitted they won't wipe out identity theft or terrorism.
McNulty also warned that the legislation to make the ID cards compulsory could end up in a deadlock if the House of Lords rejects it and sends it back to MPs.
McNulty indicated the government would now emphasise the benefits to the individual rather than the state.
www.zdnet.co.uk /print?TYPE=story&AT=39212022-39020645t-10000022c   (471 words)

 A Blog From Under The Floorboards: A U-turn on ID cards?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In an unexpected move, Home Office minister Tony McNulty has admitted that the government has "oversold" the case for ID cards.
After 8 years of government, nobody is going to believe that they are capable of miracles, so they are very sensibly trying to spin their policies in a new way.
McNulty may have drawn the sting from any future debate about effectiveness.
rob.webspire.co.uk /blog/archives/2005/08/a_uturn_on_id_c.html   (474 words)

 Planning Portal
Planning minister Tony McNulty has told the Commons that the government will take a tough line on councils that insist on sticking with land allocations for employment and other uses which cannot be realistically realised in the lifetime of development plans.
Planning minister Tony McNulty has told MPs that the government will consult on revised planning guidance on renewable energy later this year.
However, he refused to be drawn on whether ministers would decide that the five-kilometre separation zone recommended between homes and offshore wind turbines would be applied to onshore turbines as well.
www.planningportal.gov.uk /wales/government/cy/1105619051182.html   (225 words)

 New Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tony McNulty (Harrow, East): When he next expects to meet representatives of the Israeli Government to discuss the middle east peace process; and if he will make a statement.
Tony McNulty (Harrow, East): In the few moments available to me, I should like to dwell on at least two speeches that I have had the privilege--in one case the dubious privilege--to hear, because they were both extremely honest.
Tony McNulty (Harrow, East): What plans he has to increase the number of entrepreneurs from ethnic minorities.
www.votesmart.org.uk /mps2.htm   (2210 words)

 Harrow East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
However, in the most recent election, Tony McNulty achieved a turnaround of 18 per cent and won by over 10,000 votes.
Tony McNulty won Harrow East from the Conservative Hugh Dykes, so ending the 27-year career of the Tories' most uncompromising Europhile backbencher, who shortly afterwards joined the Liberal Democrats.
McNulty had fought the seat in 1992 from his base on Harrow Council, to which he was elected in 1986, becoming leader in 1996.
www.obv.org.uk /elec2001/areaprof/harrowe.html   (387 words)

 VNN Europe - Krishna Moves Into The British Parliament
Tony McNulty MP, who conducted the programme, remarked, 'This is a historic event in the British Parliament, which should become an annual event.' Mr.
Peter Luff MP, the Chair of the Conservative Friends of India, said 'I welcome the celebration of Krishna's birth at the House of Commons, which has been organised by Tony McNulty, Abhay Lakhani, ISKCON and NCHT (UK), for the British Hindu community, which plays an important role in the fabric of the British society.' Mr.
Kamlesh Sharma, the Indian High Commissioner, acknowledged the importance of having a spiritual base in society and said 'observance of Krishna Janmashtami in the House of Commons is a significant event'.
www.vnn.org /europe/EU0409/EU27-8711.html   (748 words)

 Tony McNulty MP visits Harlow national charity
Tony McNulty MP, a Parliamentary Patron of Motability, took time out of his busy schedule to visit the Harlow-based charity on 27 May 2004.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Tony McNulty MP, is to visit Harlow-based national charity, Motability, at 10.30am on Thursday, 27 May 2004.
Tony McNulty MP, a Parliamentary Patron of Motability, commented: "I'm delighted to see the excellent work which Motability does in providing independence and greater choice for disabled people.
www.motability.co.uk /templates/news.asp?nodeid=90331   (334 words)

 Ireland sensationally comes second in the World Big Wave Challenge in Todos Santos, Mexico!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The McNulty's grew up and still reside in Southern California, but qualify to be on the Irish national surfing team since they have dual citizenship in Ireland and in the United States thanks to their Grandparents who were born in Ireland.
Well, it wasn't either of the McNulty's, although they did manage to make good use of their many years of cumulative experience at Todos to finish fourth (Joe) and third (Terrance) in the individual division, plus second in the team division.
Tony Ray was probably leading through most of the heat, but then Carlos just got two that sealed it for him.
www.geocities.com /Pipeline/1597/bigwavechallenge.html   (3607 words)

 Home Office | Tony McNulty - Immigration
Tony McNulty MP is Minister of State for immigration and citizenship.
Mr NcNulty was promoted to Minister of State with responsibility for rail and London at the Department of Transport in September 2004, having joined the Department as Parliamentary Under Secretary, with responsibility for aviation, local transport and London in June 2003.
Prior to that, Mr McNulty was Parliamentary Under Secretary in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (2002-3) with responsibility for neighbourhood renewal, housing and planning.
www.homeoffice.gov.uk /about-us/organisation/ministers/tony-mcnulty   (236 words)

 Industry News - McNulty announces secure measures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tony McNulty has today announced measures that are designed to encourage more rail operators to join the government's Secure Stations Scheme, which aims to provide safe environments throughout the rail industry.
Mr McNulty announced that entrance procedures to the scheme would be simplified and the existing accreditation charge would be scrapped.
Mr McNulty said: "If we are to encourage more people to use the railway, we need to make sure that stations are made safe and secure for both passengers and staff."
www.serco.com /media/industrynews/ItemPage.asp?ItemID=8043104   (183 words)

 Press Office
A selection of reaction and commentary on Home Office Minister Tony McNulty's admission in a speech to a Fabian seminar that the government had overstated the case for ID cards (5th August 2005).
Tony McNulty, a home office minister, told a Fabian Society seminar that the benefits had been exaggerated, and added that it could prove impossible to pass the second-stage legislation needed to make ID cards compulsory.
Mr McNulty, an ally of Tony Blair, effectively let the cat out of the bag when he conceded that the Government, in its "enthusiasm", had exaggerated the benefits of ID cards.
www.fabian-society.org.uk /press_office/news.asp?cat=58   (643 words)

 Groundwork news : Regeneration Minister welcomes Groundwork appointment [20 JAN 03]
Mr Stephenson was welcomed into his post by Regeneration Minister Tony McNulty MP at Groundwork’s national conference on Monday 20
Tony McNulty says, "The importance of public space cannot be underestimated.
Tony McNulty delivered a keynote speech at the conference before meeting Alex Stephenson who was accompanied by the executive director of Groundwork Birmingham Clive Wright, the Trust’s outgoing chair Bob Jordan and Councillor Andrew Coulson of Birmingham City Council.
www.groundwork.org.uk /news/2003/210103MCNULTY.htm   (623 words)

 NEXUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tony McNulty, the Transport Minister with responsibility for local public transport, gave the official seal of approval to a fantastic local transport facility this week when he officially opened the newly refurbished Four Lane Ends Interchange on North Tyneside.
Also on hand was Nexus’ Director General Mike Parker, who gave Mr McNulty a tour of the vastly improved interchange, which now brings Metro and bus services under one roof to aid integrated public transport.
Mr McNulty took the Metro along with Mike Parker, disembarking at the Regent Centre Interchange before transferring to the U Call bus that took him on to Four Lane Ends.
www.tyneandwearmetro.co.uk /news_detail.asp?NewsID=413   (546 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tony McNulty MP, parliamentary-under-secretary and minister for HATs, will visit the HAT on Thursday 28 November to view and discuss the organisation's work.
This visit will give him an opportunity to see just how much the short life organisation has accomplished and what is planned for the final three years.
The Sheil Park Medical Centre is part of a £20million project in partnership with CDS Housing and the Primary Care Trust involving the demolition of three high-rise blocks, the youth and community centre, health centre/GP surgery and the two-storey garage area.
www.liverpoolhat.org.uk /a_main.php?nav=2&snID=2046   (302 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Dawn asylum raids 'will continue'
There was an outcry when the Vucaj family were taken from their home in Glasgow last month in a dawn raid.
But in an interview for the BBC's Politics Show, Mr McNulty flatly rejected the commissioner's claims that the raids were inhumane.
Tony McNulty and his colleagues should be ashamed of the way in which they have treated fellow human beings
newsalerts.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/scotland/4346594.stm   (653 words)

 Challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Calling themselves the Courtiers, the line-up consisted of Ricky Ball, Gary and Steve Clark, and a lead guitarist Tony McNulty, previously from the Triffids.
At that point Gary switched to bass and soon after Tony became the vocalist and another lead guitarist by the name of John Bush was added.
Tony McNulty left soon after this and his replacement was Mark Sinclair from Lika Street Choir.
www.sergent.com.au /challenge.html   (480 words)

 Industry News - Metrolink change of heart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tony McNulty, the transport minister, has suggested that plans to extend the Metrolink route in Manchester are being reconsidered by the Government.
However, Mr McNulty announced yesterday that costs could be reduced by around £300 million.
Tony McNulty told the BBC: "We are having very serious discussions with Manchester and I would say that they have been extremely fruitful and productive.
www.serco.com /media/industrynews/ItemPage.asp?ItemID=3703701   (220 words)

 Evening Standard (London): SEASIDE WHISPERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
'Tony Blair on his decision to take Britain to war against Iraq Seaside whispers Ken Livingstone's triumphant return to the conference has been underlined by Transport Minister Tony McNulty.
Speaking at a Transport for London reception with the Mayor, Mr McNulty said the congestion charge had been a success.
Radio 4's John Humphrys has spent the past year lobbying for an interview with Tony Blair, so it was no surprise he prepared thoroughly when he was finally granted an audience today.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4153/is_200409/ai_n12100486   (236 words)

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