Anas Sarwar

MSP, Glasgow

Glasgow Labour

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  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Review of Access to New Medicines 12 Jan 2017

    I welcome Dr Montgomery’s review, which recognises that there is a lot more work to do. Can the cabinet secretary give a guarantee that the arrangements around new medicines will guarantee that there will be no postcode lottery for patients in Scotland?
  • Scottish Parliament: International Development 11 Jan 2017

    Will the member take an intervention?
  • Scottish Parliament: International Development 11 Jan 2017

    We have had a fantastic debate today. It reflects the best of this Parliament when we are unified around important goals—not just to deliver for people here in Scotland, but to look out for those who are less fortunate around the world. Critics of international development often say that charity begins at home, I agree with them. Charity does begin at home—but as we have...

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Profile

Labour MSP for Glasgow, Former Labour MP for Glasgow Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

Also represented Glasgow Central

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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for International Development
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Grants
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  • Grants
  • Syria
  • Departmental Contracts

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (5 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Jun 2012)
  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 18 Jun 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs. See all Anas Sarwar’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 45 written questions since joining Parliament — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • 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.
  • 69 people are tracking this MSP — email me updates on Anas Sarwar’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 78 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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

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