Sarwar said his national recovery plan shows voters Scottish Labour is united and ‘future-looking’ ahead of the Holyrood election.
The Scottish Tories have consistently polled in the low 20% range on the regional list and constituency vote.
Anas Sarwar is aiming to overtake the Tories as Holyrood’s second-largest party at the election.
Sarwar said a vote for the Tories would be a 'get out of jail free card' for Nicola Sturgeon
The Scottish Labour leader said the 2% deal failed to recognise the rising cost of living.
Krishnan Guru-Murthy chaired Channel 4's debate between the leaders of Scotland's five main political parties.
Anas Sarwar sat down with STV News political editor Colin Mackay to outline the party’s message and vision for the country.
Sarwar said he wants to ensure the SNP’s delayed pledge for 1140 hours of free childcare is delivered this year.
The party has proposed a number of job-creating schemes ahead of May’s Scottish Parliament election.
Labour was once the dominant party in Scotland but the SNP has been in power at Holyrood for the last 14 years.
Coronavirus pandemic recovery, Scottish independence, education and economy among the key topics covered.
The Scottish Government's 4% pay offer to NHS staff dominates first day of official election campaigning.
Monica Lennon and Anas Sarwar are both hoping to succeed Richard Leonard as Scottish Labour leader.
Glasgow MSP Anas Sarwar and Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon are both vying to take over.
Hopefuls Monica Lennon and Anas Sarwar were debating policy and personal positions.
Glasgow MSP praises Monica Lennon, who also gained enough nominations to run for leader of Scottish Labour.
Anas Sarwar and Monica Lennon both say they will make decisions independent of UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.
The STV/Ipsos MORI survey found that more than twice as many people intend to vote for the SNP than the Scottish Conservatives.
A probe has been launched into a social media post by former Aberdeen City Council finance convener Willie Young.
Scottish Trades Union Congress calculations based on Sunday Times Rich List and survey data.