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Labour MP for Glasgow Central
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Anas Sarwar voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: International Development, Work and Pensions, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Home Department, Scotland
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Grants, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, Grants, Departmental Contracts, Developing Countries: Urban Areas
(based on written questions asked by Anas Sarwar and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Welfare Reform Bill Committee (24 out of 26)
- Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Developing Countries: Tax Collection (4 Dec 2013)
“Large multinational companies are avoiding paying tax in developing countries. Having tax transparency here can help to increase the tax receipts in those countries. When will the Government come forward with firm proposals to introduce country-by-country reporting right here in the UK?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (3 Dec 2013)
“May I repeat the call from my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Meg Munn) for the Foreign Secretary to keep the spotlight trained on Syria? People believe that the war is over because Assad has agreed to downgrade his weapons programme, but the conflict and destruction are continuing and people are continuing to die. Can we demonstrate not only that the UK believes in minimising...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Helicopter Crash (Glasgow) (2 Dec 2013)
“We will all have been shocked by the tragic scenes in my constituency at the heart of the great city of Glasgow on Friday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those individuals and families suffering at this really difficult time. Although we have seen the saddest of scenes, we have also seen the best of our citizens, with people not running away from the scene but running to it to...”
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- Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 65.73% 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") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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