Anas Sarwar

Yesterday something big happened in Parliament. Not many people will have noticed it, and not many words have been spoken or written on it either.
The Iraq war damaged the Labour Party in Scotland and boosted the anti-war SNP, according to the party's new interim leader
The reputation of 'business' has taken a mauling recently; think of Fred Goodwin, horsemeat or GlaxoSmithKline. But most business people I know are proud of their role in creating jobs, contributing to government revenues and powering growth.
This week Transparency International published research detailing public perceptions of corruption in the UK and the results are shocking. Sixty-seven per cent of people believe political parties are affected by corruption, 69% think the media has a corruption problem and 5% have themselves paid a bribe. For anyone interested in combating corruption the report cannot be ignored.
Following outrage over expenses and the recent allegations of cash for questions, the need for change is urgent. Citizens feel let down by a whole range of formerly great British institutions whether it's the newspaper industry, the Church or the BBC.
The leaders of Scotland's political parties have congratulated Johann Lamont on her Scottish Labour Party leadership victory
A Labour MP has written to the Electoral Commission, asking them to investigate the latest claims made about Liam Fox's friend
A Labour MP has written to the Electoral Commission, asking them to investigate the latest claims made about Liam Fox's friend