Anas Sarwar

Glasgow Central Labour

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How Anas Sarwar voted
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Anas Sarwar never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 2 Apr 2014

    Thirty-five years ago, the Scottish National party and the Tories united to bring down a Labour Government and bring in Margaret Thatcher—[Interruption.] Note, Mr Speaker, that the noise is coming from two sides of the House. Today, the SNP and the Tories are united on the side of tax cuts for big business, united on the side of the energy companies and united against a 50p tax. Does...
  • Written Answers — International Development: Development Aid 1 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps she is taking in her role as co-chair of the Mexico High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development to ensure that future development co-operation respects the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developments Busan Principles (a) generally and (b) as they apply to aid allocated to private...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Currency Union 11 Mar 2014

    What recent discussions he has had with the Governor of the Bank of England on a currency union with an independent Scotland.

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Labour MP for Glasgow Central

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
  • 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 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 65.23% 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") 59 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

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

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