Anas Sarwar MSP

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Anas Sarwar MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

There is huge concern among Scotland’s Kashmiri, Pakistani and Indian community about the on-going issue in Kashmir, particularly about the drum beat towards war. The answer to the situation...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


5. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what recent representations it has received from community representatives in Scotland regarding the conflict in Kashmir. (S5O-03519)



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab)

Next week, Scotland’s whisky workers will take unprecedented strike action to try and win a pay offer that meets the cost of living. Their employer, Diageo, is a large and important employer...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2019 : 10 September 2019


Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab)

Does the cabinet secretary agree that the events in Glasgow have left many people feeling that we are going backwards and becoming less tolerant and more divided?...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

Given that we have had a number of issues around IT projects and how agencies procure support, is there a role for the Scottish Government to set up an expert gro...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

What lesson will the Scottish Government and others learn from that paragraph in relation to other things that we do around agencies in future?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

The SPPA did not act on that recommendation in the Scottish Government’s review.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

It is paragraph 18.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

You mentioned the review. I will quote one sentence from it. It says: “careful...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 September 2019 [Draft] : 05 September 2019


Anas Sarwar

I accept that, but is there a lesson to be learned—not just for the agency, but for others—that, if an agency that is an arm of the public sector recognises that ...

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-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 >>
Motion S5M-16047: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 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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