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: Andrew Griffiths MP
Andrew Griffiths was appointed as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) on 17 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Burton in May 2010.
Previous holders of this role
- 2012 to 2015