Ministerial role

Government Whip, Vice Chamberlain 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 Julian Smith MP

    • 2016 to 2017
  2. Kris Hopkins

    • 2015 to 2016
  3. The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP

    • 2014 to 2015
  4. The Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne TD

    • 2013 to 2014
  5. The Rt Hon Greg Knight

    • 2012 to 2013