Ministerial role

Deputy Chief Whip, Comptroller of HM Household


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. The Rt Hon Don Foster

    • 2013 to 2015
  2. The Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael

    • 2010 to 2013