Ministerial role

Assistant Government Whip

Current role holder: Nigel Huddleston MP


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

Nigel Huddleston MP

Nigel Huddleston was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport, Tourism and Heritage at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 14 February 2020.

He is also an Assistant Government Whip. He was appointed on 29 July 2019.

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Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Amanda Milling MP

    2018 to 2019

  2. Nigel Adams MP

    2017 to 2018

  3. The Rt Hon Mark Spencer MP

    2016 to 2017

  4. The Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP

    2015 to 2016