Anas Sarwar MSP

Welcome to Anas Sarwar MSP's biography pages

Anas Sarwar MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other speeches made by this member

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

I have one final question. Picking up on w...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

On the treatment improvement plan, there is a three-year plan to reach the current targets that have been set. Will future reports measure against the interim tar...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

I agree on the point about holistic measures of care across all sections of the NHS, but I want to focus on the acute sector. The targets include those for cancer...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

I turn to the targets, or the patient treatment standards, as they are called. The report makes clear that only one of the eight key performance standards has bee...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

Does that delay mask the vacancy rate? Does it have an impact?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

Representative bodies have highlighted a concern about vacancies not being advertised when people leave posts. Have you come across that? How would that impact on...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

The report also outlines an increase in sickness absence and staff turnover in the NHS, while sickness absence and turnover rates in social care are significantly...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

So far, the number of consultant vacancies is up, as is the number of AHP vacancies, GP vacancies, nursing and midwifery vacancies and other long-term unfilled va...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

Do you accept that the current workforce planning has not allowed for a staff base to meet demand? Do you also accept that the workforce planning that has happene...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 15 November 2018 [Draft] : 15 November 2018


Anas Sarwar

I will turn to workforce issues. It is easy to focus on the financial issues, but, in the day-to-day running of the NHS, workforce challenges are a massive issue....

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Anas Sarwar
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-14785: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14598: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14194.2: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13459: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12873: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12856: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12706.2: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12532: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12239: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12108: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Anas Sarwar
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02564: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19779: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19634: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19633: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19256: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19254: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19251: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19255: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/10/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19167: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19088: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Contact preference

This member prefers to be contacted by email rather than traditional mail.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.