Anas Sarwar

MP, Glasgow Central

Glasgow Central Labour

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How Anas Sarwar voted
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Anas Sarwar never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Terrorist Attacks (Paris) 14 Jan 2015

    The unjustifiable and horrific scenes in Paris were not just an attack on France, but an attack on peace, freedom and Islam. This is not a clash of civilisations: it is a straight fight between right and wrong, and between humanity and insanity. On that basis, I urge caution from the Home Secretary because the worst time to react is when things are raw, and we cannot defeat extremism with...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 7 Jan 2015

    The price of oil has now fallen to $50 a barrel. While this is good news for motorists, it is bad news for Scotland’s oil industry and thousands of workers. It comes just weeks after Nicola Sturgeon said we were on the verge of a second oil boom and after the independence White Paper said the price would be $113 a barrel. This is a serious issue—jobs depend on it—so will the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Tax Havens (Multinationals) 17 Dec 2014

    I am sorry, but the Secretary of State can do better than that. We know that tax revenues amounting to three times the entire global aid budget are lost to developing countries every year, and that nearly a third of the estimated $32 trillion of private financial wealth that is held in tax havens comes from those countries. A year ago, the Prime Minister said that there would be a public...

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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
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Grants
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  • Grants
  • Departmental Contracts
  • Central African Republic

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (International Development)

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 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 35 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 63.18% 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") 71 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

9. Shareholdings
(a) United Wholesale (Scotland) Ltd; wholesale business supplying to small independent grocers

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