Anas Sarwar

Former MP, Glasgow; MSP, Glasgow

Glasgow Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: National Health Service Workforce (Morale) 20 Apr 2017

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what its assessment is of NHS workforce morale. (S5O-00878)
  • Scottish Parliament: National Health Service Workforce (Morale) 20 Apr 2017

    The Government has overseen a workforce crisis, with 2,500 nursing vacancies in the NHS, which represents a 300 per cent increase in long-term vacancies. Nurses tell us that only one in three of them believe that there are enough of them to enable them to do their jobs properly. Nine out of 10 nurses say that their workload has got worse, and now the cabinet secretary has imposed a 1 per cent...
  • Scottish Parliament: Preventative Health Agenda 18 Apr 2017

    That is noted, Presiding Officer. [ Interruption .] I will ignore what the Minister for Mental Health said in my ear. I hope that it was in jest. I agree with Richard Lochhead that we need to be bold and radical when it comes to preventative policy and tackling inequality. I would like to believe that we would all have been excited by Scotland listening to a really important debate in the...

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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)

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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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