Scottish Labour confirms party leader Anas Sarwar is self-isolating By Calum Ross May 18 2021, 8.09am Share Scottish Labour confirms party leader Anas Sarwar is self-isolating Share via Facebook Twitter Linkedin Whatsapp Messenger Email Post link https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/politics/scottish-politics/2232196/anas-sarwar-self-isolating/ Copy Link A party spokesman said Mr Sarwar will carry out his parliamentary duties remotely. Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar is self-isolating after a member of his household tested positive for coronavirus. The party said Mr Sarwar is well and continuing to carry out his duties. “Anas Sarwar is self-isolating as a result of a member of his household testing positive for Covid-19,” a spokesman said. “Mr Sarwar is well and will continue to fulfil his role in the Scottish Parliament remotely for the period of his self-isolation.” Richard Leonard with Anas Sarwar. Mr Sarwar succeeded Richard Leonard as Scottish Labour leader in February, and was re-elected as a Glasgow MSP this month. MSPs were due to meet at Holyrood today to elect a new first minister.