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
David Duguid MP
David Duguid MP was appointed jointly as an unpaid Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Scotland Office and an unpaid Government Whip (Junior Lord of the Treasury) on 2 June 2020.