Ministerial role

Assistant Government Whip


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: Steve Brine MP

Steve Brine was appointed as an Assistant Government Whip on 17 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Winchester in May 2010.

Previous holders of this role

  1. Andrew Selous MP

    • 2014 to 2016