Press release

New ministerial appointment: Lord Henley

Lord Henley has been appointed as a Lord in Waiting (Government Whip).


The Queen has been pleased to approve the following ministerial appointment:

  • The Rt Hon Lord Henley as a Lord in Waiting (Government Whip)


This a paid ministerial role.

Lord Henley’s appointment fills a pre-existing vacancy in the 5 salaried positions for whips in the Lords.

Published 21 November 2016