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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Anas Sarwar

Scottish Labour

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

About Anas Sarwar

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @AnasSarwar

Facebook: Anas's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5830
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Anas is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Anas is a member of 2 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Challenging Racial and Religious Prejudice

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Pakistan

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Anas does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Anas has 1 party role

Party Leader

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Anas has had 13 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

27 February 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Leader

Scottish Labour

26 November 2020 - 04 May 2021

Member

16 November 2020 - 27 February 2021

Party Spokesperson on Brexit

Scottish Labour

16 November 2020 - 27 February 2021

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Labour

05 March 2020 - 07 December 2020

Acting Convener

05 March 2020 - 07 December 2020

conveners group

Member

05 March 2020 - 07 December 2020

Scottish Commission for Public Audit

Member

01 November 2018 - 05 March 2020

Member

25 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Substitute Member

10 September 2019 - 25 September 2019

Substitute Member

28 June 2016 - 10 September 2019

Substitute Member

25 May 2016 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

Register of interests

Anas's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Anas Sarwar has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Oil and Gas Industry (Profits)

Anas Sarwar: "Presiding Officer—Interruption."

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

NHS (Delays in Accessing Treatment)

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "I join colleagues in paying our respects and passing on our condolences to the family of Keith Rollinson. He was a much-loved member of his community…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

Covid-19 Inquiry

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "This is what we have learned after three weeks of the Covid inquiry in Scotland: the most senior ministers and officials knowingly deleted evidence of how they operated during the pandemic, they subverted the Covid inquiry and broke freedom of information laws, and they plotted how to maximise their own political advantage while thousands of Scots…

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2024

Covid-19 Inquiry (WhatsApp Messages)

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "Saturday marks Holocaust memorial day on the theme of “Fragility of Freedom”…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2024

Dangerous Dogs

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "I echo the best wishes to King Charles and to the Duchess of Rothesay, and I wish them both a speedy recovery. Confusion about a ban on XL bully dogs in Scotland has brought dangerous dogs back into the headlines…

Votes

How Anas Sarwar has voted in Parliament

Find out how Anas Sarwar has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Anas Sarwar has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6F-02824

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 February 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 February 2024

Question ref. S6F-02793

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 5 February 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6F-02763

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29 January 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6F-02734

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 January 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 25 January 2024

Question ref. S6F-02716

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 January 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 18 January 2024

Question ref. S6F-02688

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 January 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 11 January 2024

Question ref. S6F-02664

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18 December 2023

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 December 2023

Question ref. S6F-02637

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 December 2023

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2023

Question ref. S6F-02608

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 December 2023

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2023

Question ref. S6F-02575

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27 November 2023

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 30 November 2023

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