This Standard Note provides a brief history of the origins and role of the Government and Opposition Whips in the management of parliamentary business, and an overview of their current functions and duties.

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This Standard Note provides a brief history of the origins and role of the Government and Opposition Whips in the management of parliamentary business, and an overview of their current functions and duties.

  • Commons Research Briefing SN02829
  • Authors: Jennifer Walpole, Richard Kelly, Tom Powell
  • Topics: Parliament

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