Never rebels against their party in this parliament
How Anas Sarwar voted on key issues
- Voted against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Has never voted on a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
More on their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Syria.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Riordan. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Edinburgh South (Ian Murray) for securing the debate and for his powerful and passionate speech. I also thank the hon. Member for Dundee East (Stewart Hosie), who in stating the successful trade statistics between Scotland and the rest of the UK made the case for Scotland to be part of the...
The hon. Gentleman fails to realise in making that criticism of how the Bank of England has operated and the effect on Scotland and Wales that the nationalists’ currency union plans after independence would have exactly the same effect. Decisions about the interests of the people of Scotland would still be taken in this place; the choice is whether we should have a voice here at the...
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Labour MP for Glasgow Central
Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Departmental Grants
- Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
- Departmental Contracts
- Developing Countries: Urban Areas
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 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 65.22% 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") 58 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)