Ministerial role

Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury


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: Nigel Adams MP

Nigel Adams MP was appointed Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) on 9 January 2018.

He was an Assistant Government Whip from 15 June 2017 to 8 January 2018.

He was first appointed the Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty in May 2010.

Previous holders of this role

  1. Andrew Griffiths MP

    • 2016 to 2018
  2. The Rt Hon Mark Lancaster TD MP

    • 2012 to 2015