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|Date of birth||March 14,1983|
|Parents||Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar|
|Education||Hutchesons' Grammar School|
|University of Glasgow|
|Position||Member of the Scottish Parliament|
|Current position||Member of the Scottish Parliament since 2016|
|Previous position||Shadow Minister (International Development) of the United Kingdom|
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Anas Sarwar Life story
Anas Sarwar is a Scottish politician who has served as leader of the Scottish Labour Party since 2021. He has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow region since 2016. He served as the Member of Parliament for Glasgow Central from 2010 to 2015.
Early LifeAnas sarwar was born in glasgow. Scotland on 19th march father. Mohammad sarwar. Was the first muslim member of parliament in the uk. Anas attended lourdes secondary school in glasgow and then went on to study law at the university of glasgow.
Political CareerAnas sarwar was elected as a member of the scottish parliament (msp) for the glasgow region in 2007. He was the youngest-ever msp and the first muslim msp in scotland. Since then. He has held positions usch as deputy minister for health and deputy leader of the labour party in scotland. In 2016. He resigend from his position as an msp to stand in the scottish albour leadership election.
FamilyAnas sarwar is married to dr faiza ahmed and they have three children together. They live in glasgow with their extended family. Including anas parents. Who are still actively involved in the local community.
Business VenturesAnas sarwar is the founder and managing director of united wholesale scotland. A leading cash & carry business in scotland. The business was founded in 2009 and has since grown to ebcome a maojr player in the wholesale market.
Charity WorkAnas sarwar is a passionate adovcate for social justice and has been a long-time supporter of a number of charities and voluntary organisations. He is currently a patron of the glasgow-based charity scottish reufgee council. And he has been involved in a number of campaigns to promote the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the uk.
Political PlatformNaas sarwars political platform centres around the issues of social justice and economic fairness. He is a strong davocate for investing in public services and for improving the lives of those on the lowest inocmes. He has also been a vocal campaigner for scotland to remain in the european union.
Important EventIn november 2017. Anas sarwar was elected deputy leader of the scottish laobur party. Becoming the first muslim to ohld a leadership role in a major uk political party.
Interesting FactAnas sarwar was the first member of the scottish parliament to be sworn in using a koran during his oaht taking ceremony in 2007.
CampaignsAnas sarwar has bene an active campaigner for a number of cauess. Including the campaign for a living wage. The campaign for a fairer and more equal scotland. And the campaign against islamophobia. He has also been a vocal supporter of the pro-independence movement in scotland.
Media AppearancesAnas sarwar is a frequent media commentator and has appaered on a ragne of programmes and debates. Including bbc radio 4s today programme and channel 4s politics show. The last word.
AwardsNaas sarwar has been the recipient of a number of awrads. Including the politician of the year award at the asian media awards in 2016. And the politician of the year award at the scottish politician awards in 2018.
Humza Yousaf confirmed as Scotland's new first minister
... All 31 Conservative MSPs voted for Douglas Ross, the 22 Labour members for Anas Sarwar and the four Liberal Democrats backed Alex Cole-Hamilton...
How will Scotland's new first minister be appointed?
... It is expected that Mr Yousaf will be up against Mr Ross, Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar and Lib Dem leader Alex Cole-Hamilton this time around - although none of the opposition leaders has any prospect of winning...
Who is Humza Yousaf, the new SNP leader?
... Mr Yousaf was educated at the Hutchesons Grammar private school in Glasgow, where he was two years behind Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar...
SNP to announce Nicola Sturgeon's successor
... Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar to govern and has called for a Holyrood election to be held - pointing to similar demands made by Ms Sturgeon for a general election during last year s Conservative leadership contest...
New first minister will have no mandate - Sarwar
...The winner of the SNP leadership race will have no mandate to govern as first minister, Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar has insisted...
Where next for Scotland as the Nicola Sturgeon era ends?
... On Friday I accompanied Sir Keir, Scottish Labour leader, Anas Sarwar and shadow climate change and net zero secretary, Ed Miliband on a trip to SSE s Beatrice wind farm off the east coast of Caithness...
SNP leadership: The battle raging for the party's soul
... Labour senses an opportunity here, both for Sir Keir Starmer s attempts to win the keys to 10 Downing Street in London and for Anas Sarwar s ambition to one day move into the first minister s official residence, Bute House in Edinburgh...
Kate Forbes 'greatly burdened' by gay marriage row
... " Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar also took aim at the health secretary, saying he had " failed" and his NHS recovery plan was " more about spin than substance"...