Anas Sarwar

Labour MSP for Glasgow


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  • Scottish Parliament: Cancer Treatment (Delays) 28 Sep 2023

    2. Cancer remains Scotland’s biggest killer, and we know that there is a direct link between speed of diagnosis, treatment and survival rates. This week, statistics revealed that one in four cancer patients had faced delays in treatment—that is 1,130 people starting treatment late in the past three months alone. Every one of those people is a son or daughter; every one of them is a loved...
  • Scottish Parliament: Cancer Treatment (Delays) 28 Sep 2023

    Covid started three years ago. This Government has not met the 62-day standard for 11 years— so cut the complacency and cut the excuses. We know that every delay risks lives, and we know that the number of cancer deaths is higher than it should be. So far this year, there have been 398 more cancer deaths than experts would have expected. Those deaths were avoidable and unnecessary. This...
  • Scottish Parliament: Cancer Treatment (Delays) 28 Sep 2023

    The First Minister does not need to persuade me about how woeful the UK Tory Government is. However, that does not excuse the woeful record of this SNP Government over the past 16 years. Every cancer delay raises the chance of avoidable death, which is why patients should be diagnosed and start treatment within 62 days. A freedom of information request has revealed the dire reality for too...

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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 (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Jun 2012)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Jun 2012)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (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)

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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