Meaning whips
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Whips are MPs or members of the House of Lords appointed by each party to inform and organise their own members in Parliament. One of their responsibilities is to make sure that their members vote in [..]
Source: parliament.uk

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Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The majority and minority whips (and their assistants) are responsible for mobilizing votes within their parties on maj [..]
Source: senate.gov

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  In order to secure the attendance of Members on all occasions Whips are appointed. The written appeal to attend is also known as a 'whip', its urgency being denoted by the number of times [..]
Source: quick-facts.co.uk

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Party officials who are Members of Parliament. Their common duty is to exercise authority over their Members to keep them organized, ensure discipline among Members, secure attendance in the House and [..]
Source: parliament.gov.gy

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MLAs in each party who are responsible for keeping party members informed about Assembly business. They also make sure MLAs attend the Chamber, especially when there is a vote. Whips try to ensure tha [..]
Source: education.niassembly.gov.uk

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