Michael Ellis was appointed Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (and Assistant Whip) on 17 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Northampton North in May 2010.
Parliamentary Secretary of State (Deputy Leader of the House of Commons)
Assistant Government Whip
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.