Anas Sarwar MSP

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Anas Sarwar MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Anas is a member of the following Committees:

Anas is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab)

Yesterday, I was asked a question: “Aren’t you bored by and tired of debates about racism?” I am kind of bored by and tired of the debates. Politicians are brilliant at saying the right thin...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

There are no further questions from committee members. We have given the issue a good hearing this morning. I thank our witnesses: Alison Cumming, Paul Johnston, Sarah Watters and Eddie Foll...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

We will now be joined remotely by Beatrice Wishart.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

To clarify, when you say that paying the living wage is affordable, is it affordable for those who are getting revenue-negative funding? It is a bold assertion to...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

I apologise, Mr Bibby, but I think that Alison Cumming was suggesting that 25 per cent of the two-year-old population are eligible and that 11 per cent of that po...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

We will now have questions from Neil Bibby, who is participating in the meeting remotely.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

Sorry—I think that Mr Beattie’s point is this: if you take the measure against which Midlothian is minus 24 per cent, are there any against that same measure that...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

If you can, please provide the breakdown of what councils think they need, based on the current situation, and what they got, based on the model that was agreed a...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

We cannot say that councils got what they wanted; Midlothian did not.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


The Acting Convener

But Midlothian Council did not get that amount.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22839: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22827: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22111: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21688: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21431: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21148: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21070: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20304: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20286: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19812: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32052: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31987: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31420: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04546: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04494: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30820: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30822: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30821: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30731: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30518: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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