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: Iain Stewart MP

Previous holders of this role

  1. Mike Freer MP

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. Chris Heaton-Harris MP

    • 2016 to 2017
  3. Margot James MP

    • 2015 to 2016