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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

X (previously known as Twitter): @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

Finance and Constitution Committee

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

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Acting Convener

05 March 2020 - 07 December 2020

scottish commission for public audit

Member

05 March 2020 - 07 December 2020

conveners group

Member

01 November 2018 - 05 March 2020

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Member

25 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

10 September 2019 - 25 September 2019

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2016 - 10 September 2019

Health and Sport Committee

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: 16 May 2024

National Health Service

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "After 17 years of this Scottish National Party Government, the crisis in our national health service is deepening…

Chamber meeting date: 9 May 2024

Local Government (Teacher Numbers)

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "The past two weeks have been all about managing the Scottish National Party and have had nothing to do with running our country or delivering for Scotland. However, politics is not a game…

Chamber meeting date: 7 May 2024

First Minister

Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "Scotland needs a stable and competent Government…

Chamber meeting date: 2 May 2024

Scottish National Party Government

2. Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "Scotland cannot afford this distracted, divided and incompetent Scottish National Party Government. When we look past all the shouting, we see that our country is facing the greatest challenges since the creation of this Parliament…

Chamber meeting date: 1 May 2024

Motion of No Confidence

Anas Sarwar (Glasgow) (Lab): "I start by recognising the significant announcement that Humza Yousaf made this week—that he was resigning as First Minister…

Votes

How Anas Sarwar has voted in Parliament

Find out how Anas Sarwar has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13196.2

Stand Up for Teaching

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Supported by: Roz McCall
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Result 29 for, 95 against, 0 abstained, 5 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13197

Scotland’s Housing Emergency

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, May 13, 2024

Supported by: Sarah Boyack, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Result 95 for, 29 against, 0 abstained, 5 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13196.3

Stand Up for Teaching

Submitted by: Jenny Gilruth, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Supported by: Graeme Dey, Natalie Don
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Result 62 for, 62 against, 0 abstained, 5 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13196

Stand Up for Teaching

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, May 13, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Result 62 for, 61 against, 1 abstained, 5 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13197.3

Scotland’s Housing Emergency

Submitted by: Paul McLennan, East Lothian, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Supported by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Kaukab Stewart
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Result 69 for, 33 against, 22 abstained, 5 did not vote

MSP abstained

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-03142

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 May 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-03116

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 May 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 16 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-03089

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-03064

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

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-03037

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

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 25 April 2024

Question ref. S6F-03006

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

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 18 April 2024

Question ref. S6F-02973

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 March 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 March 2024

Question ref. S6F-02941

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18 March 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 March 2024

Question ref. S6F-02908

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 March 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 March 2024

Question ref. S6F-02885

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 March 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 March 2024

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