Congratulating Sheriff Principal Anwar on Her Appointment as Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin
- Submitted by: Kaukab Stewart, Glasgow Kelvin, Scottish National Party.
- Date lodged: Thursday, 01 June 2023
- Motion reference: S6M-09177
That the Parliament congratulates Aisha Anwar on her appointment as Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin, the head of the judicial system of the sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin; understands that Sheriff Principal Anwar was appointed as a part-time sheriff in 2011, and a resident sheriff at Glasgow Sheriff Court in 2014, before being appointed as Sheriff Principal of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway in April 2020; further understands that Sheriff Principal Anwar has recently been appointed to the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service Board, is a member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland and is the chair of the Summary Case Management Pilot Project Board; takes pride in the fact that Sheriff Principal Anwar is the first woman to hold the sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin, and was the first Sheriff Principal from a minority ethnic background when appointed as Sheriff Principal of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway, and commends Sheriff Principal Anwar for her appointment.
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