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
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2013
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 14 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2013
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I rise with a heavy heart to speak in the debate, which, with its many beautiful contributions from so many members, reflects the Parliament at its best. This is a proud moment; Gordon Aikman would have been proud, and I am sure that his family are. As Kez Dugdale said, Gordon would not have wanted us to talk about him; he would have wanted us to talk about the issues. He would not have...
I thank the minister for prior sight of the statement. It is important to look at the report alongside “Bliss Scotland baby report 2017”, because it is clear that the Government’s failure to do workforce planning has left our maternity and neonatal units understaffed, and existing staff overworked. The Bliss Scotland report found that three quarters of units do not have...
This week, Glasgow City Council set its budget; within that budget, there was a £53 million cut that was imposed by the Scottish Government. Will the member utter a single word of opposition to cuts in the communities that he is supposed to represent?
More of Anas Sarwar’s recent appearances
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
- 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.
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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?)
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