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The Whip's Office

Published Friday, October 10, 2008

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 Briefing papers SN02829

Authors: Richard Kelly; Tom Powell; Jennifer Walpole

Topic: Parliament

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