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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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

I thank you for your evidence this morning, Auditor General. I will read out a tweet from our convener, Jenny Marra, who is currently on maternity leave. She note...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

That feeds into the point that you made at the start about how we can work much more closely together. The committee needs to think about that and to have that di...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

Mr Neil was going to ask a question about that very subject but, sadly, technology issues have meant that—[



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

So, you have no objection in principle to doing a race disparity audit in Scotland.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

I have a final question, before I hand over to Colin Beattie. At the Scottish Commission for Public Audit last week, I asked you about auditing of race disparity. For two years I have been a...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

We might draw a lesson from Scotland’s political parties having rallied together in the face of the pandemic, particularly at the start, although it seems that we have returned, or are retur...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

I am sure that you accept that both Opposition and Government members can do better on that.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

You have been in your role for eight years. I am not going to ask you to get involved—you are way too clever, smart and well trained for this—in the kind of political dispute that Willie Cof...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

Thank you for that opening statement. There was much in it. I do not want to hog all the questions, so I will open questioning out to other members in a moment.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


The Acting Convener

Agenda item 3 is on key audit themes. Auditor General, this is your final appearance before the committee. We want to provide you with an opportunity to reflect on your time in office and to...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S5M-19365: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19236: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-30076: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29956: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29955: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02267: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28915: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28902: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28901: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28900: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28898: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28899: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/05/2020 Show Full Question >>

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