Anas Sarwar MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Many GP practices will be older properties that are not well maintained. If we are going to move to multidisciplinary teams, that will require a larger workforce and more health centre-type ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

My final area of questioning is about the business side of a GP practice. We know anecdotally that a lot of the pressure on GPs is from managing a business—from managing and maintaining prop...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Is there adequate interaction among NHS workforce planners, the Scottish Government and the Scottish funding council in relation to colleges and the university sector about the courses that ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

I have asked this question before on lots of different topics. If you add up the numbers, you are probably talking about needing a headcount of 2,000 or 3,000 people—perhaps even more. Do th...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

But not national Government.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Sorry for interrupting you. We talked about the additional headcount of 800 GPs. Has there been an analysis of what additional headcount will be needed for each layer of the multidisciplinar...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

What is clear from that is that, based on the current trends and outputs it looks as though we will not meet the Scottish Government’s target of 800 GPs, never mind the RCGP’s target.

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Thank you, Auditor General, for that introduction. I will ask a few questions. It is the Scottish Government’s ambition to have 800 additional GPs within the 10 years of the strategy. How do...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Thank you.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Can you tell us about ethnic minority representation within the SFC?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-18883: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18484: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18245: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18153: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17933: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17880: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16391: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16329: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16328: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16315: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03549: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03519: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03400: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23268: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23266: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23267: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23060: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23011: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23009: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03199: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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