Anas Sarwar

MSP, Glasgow

Glasgow Labour

A selection of Anas Sarwar's votes

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  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Local National Health Services 28 Sep 2016

    In my first speech in this Parliament, I spoke about my belief that the Parliament has been at its best when it has found common ground and when members across the chamber have come together to do what is right by their constituents and the country—when, whether on land reform or the smoking ban, parties have united in common cause. This afternoon, members from all parties once again...
  • Scottish Parliament: Local National Health Services 28 Sep 2016

    Of course we should put more money into preventative spend, but John Mason’s intervention is interesting. He had an opportunity to intervene to say that he believes that we should protect the hospital that protects his constituents, but instead he chose to make a different point. It is important to stand up and represent the individuals, families and communities who sent us to this...
  • Scottish Parliament: Local National Health Services 28 Sep 2016

    What is silly is the cabinet secretary’s intervention. If the cabinet secretary opposes, as she said she did prior to the election, any of these service changes, she should be brave enough to say so. Conversely, if the cabinet secretary supports any of the proposed changes, she should be brave enough to come to the chamber and openly say so and to make the case for why the changes will...

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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

Expenses

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)

Numerology

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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.
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  • 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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