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Thursday, 2 December, 1999, 14:15 GMT
Whips Office

Ann Taylor: Chief whip since 1998


Chief Whip and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury: Ann Taylor MP

A guide to the UK Government
Ann Taylor took over as chief whip from Nick Brown in 1998.

The chief whip heads the whips who are effectively parliamentary business managers.

They are responsible for maintaining discipline and ensuring the maximum turn out for any vote.

The goverment's whips

Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer of Her Majesty's Household: Keith Bradley

Comptroller of Her Majesty's Household: Thomas McAvoy

Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (Whip): Graham Allen

Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (Whip): Robert Ainsworth

Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (Whip): James Dowd

Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (Whip): Clive Betts

Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (Whip): David Jamieson

Assistant Whip: Anne McGuire

Assistant Whip: David Clelland

Assistant Whip: Michael Hall

Assistant Whip: Gerry Sutcliffe

Assistant Whip: Kevin Hughes

Assistant Whip: Greg Pope

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