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: Heather Wheeler MP
Heather Wheeler was appointed as a Junior Lord of the Treasury (Government Whip) on 15 June 2017.
She was Assistant Government Whip from 17 July 2016 to 15 June 2017. She was elected Conservative MP for South Derbyshire in May 2010.