Anas Sarwar

MSP, Glasgow

Glasgow Labour

A selection of Anas Sarwar's votes

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  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Cabinet (Meetings) 30 Jun 2016

    The First Minister will be aware that neo-Nazi stickers have appeared in Glasgow proclaiming “white zones”. There are also reports that first, second and even third-generation migrants are being told to go home. Can we therefore send a unified message from this Parliament to our immigrants directly that, “This is your home”, and to the spreaders of hate, “The...
  • Scottish Parliament: European Union Referendum (Implications for Scotland) 28 Jun 2016

    I voted remain on Thursday because I believed that it was in the best interests of Scotland and the UK to do so. I felt a huge sadness on Friday morning as I saw the results come in. The biggest reason for that is that we have lost the opportunity to stop talking about constitutional politics and, instead, focus on the issues that matter here and now. Many of them are issues of life and...
  • Scottish Parliament: Hate Crimes (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People) 14 Jun 2016

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the attacks in Orlando. We all, across this chamber and across this country, stand shoulder to shoulder with them, regardless of race, religion, gender or sexuality. This tragedy comes during the holy month of Ramadan, when millions of Muslims across the world are making personal sacrifices to recognise and learn about those less...

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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

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.
  • 70 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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