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Are there whips in the House of Lords?

From 1990s TV series House of Cards to James Graham’s play This House, the role of the Whip in British politics has long been a source of fascination. While much is said of Whips in...

Posted 17 Feb 2023

There are six Government Whips in the House of Lords