Ministerial role

Assistant Government Whip

Responsibilities

Whips are MPs or Lords appointed by each party to help organise their party’s contribution to parliamentary business. They are responsible for making sure the maximum number of their party members vote, and vote the way their party wants.

Current role holder: Jo Churchill MP

Jo Churchill was appointed as Assistant Government Whip on 9 January 2018.

Previous holders of this role

  1. Rebecca Harris MP

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. Heather Wheeler MP

    • 2016 to 2017
  3. Sarah Newton MP

    • 2015 to 2016