Ministerial role

Assistant 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.

Previous holders of this role

  1. Mel Stride MP

    • 2014 to 2015
  2. Claire Perry MP

    • 2013 to 2014
  3. The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP

    • 2011 to 2013