Anas Sarwar

Jeremy Corbyn-ally backs centrist in sign contest north of the border could be close.
Anas Sarwar has won the support of two big city mayors in his bid to become Scottish Labour Leader.  In a sign the race could
Although a relatively new face in the parliament, I have no doubt that Richard has all the attributes required to rapidly rise to the challenge of further galvanising our recovery in Scotland, creating a new narrative for Scottish Labour and ultimately leading us into government. That is why, after much deliberation, I will be offering my nomination to Richard in this campaign.
HuffPost reveals 2,700 members signed up - in just one weekend.
The leftwing candidate for Scottish Labour leader is on course for a decisive victory after the Unite union signed up thousands
Cash-and-carry firm Anas Sarwar has shares in does not pay the real living wage.
The shopworkers’ union Usdaw has backed Jeremy Corbyn-ally Richard Leonard for Scottish Labour leader after his opponent
I want us to focus on creating a country that fights inequality and fights injustice wherever we see it. That is only possible with a Labour government in Holyrood. And that is why I am standing to be the next Scottish Labour leader and our party's nominee for the next First Minister of Scotland.
Race will be a litmus test for the strength of Scottish Labour's left wing.
Today in Addis Ababa, the African Union (AU) meets for its annual summit which this year will focus on women's empowerment and developing Agenda 2063, their 50 year development plan. This long term approach aims for inclusive growth and sustainable development and a shift away from aid-dependency.