How Anas Sarwar voted
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Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Anas Sarwar never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 29 January 2015 to Question 221760, what assessment she has made of the ability of Syria's neighbouring countries to manage the safety and security of (a) Syrian refugees with urgent medical needs, children and victims of torture and sexual violence and (b) other Syrian refugees.
In the last year of the previous Government we spent £56 million on private sector development. That is projected to rise exponentially to £1.8 billion. Rather than the Conservative party’s ideological approach of trickle-down economics, should not that investment be made on the promise of decent work, fair pay, good conditions and the right to join a trade union?
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Labour MP for Glasgow Central
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Department for International Development
- Departmental Grants
- Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
- Departmental Contracts
- Central African Republic
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (since 5 Nov 2014)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 18 Jun 2012)
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Jun 2012)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 45 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 63.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 78 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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