party whip


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Noun1.party whip - a legislator appointed by the party to enforce disciplineparty whip - a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
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Mr Corbyn in June sacked three shadow ministers who were among the 50 MPs who defied the party whip to back a motion calling for Britain to remain in the single market.
We will now initiate legal proceedings against all of them to ensure that they are not able to fight assembly polls for the next six years," Doshi said, adding that defying the party whip invites disqualification from contesting any election.
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has given a vote of confidence to Coventry North East MP Colleen Fletcher by making her a party whip.
PM Theresa May removed the party whip from Newton Abbot MP Anne Marie Morris after she was recorded making the racist remark to fellow Eurosceptics at the exclusive East India Club in St James's Square, central London.
IT WAS an anti- climax of sorts for Samajwadi Party MP Amar Singh and bollywood- actor- turned politician Jaya Prada when the Supreme Court on Wednesday, after six long years of hearing, refused to answer their queries on anti- defection law, primarily if an expelled MP/ MLA could be disqualified if he or she defied party whip.
I would like to tip my cloth socialist cap to those 48 Labour MPs who defied the party whip and opposed the welfare bill at its second reading.
Janice Atkinson, an MEP for the South East, was due to challenge the Conservatives in Folkestone and Hythe on May 7, but has now been stripped of the party whip.
A secret party room ballot to declare the positions of party leader and deputy leader vacant was voted down 61 votes to 39, chief party whip Philip Ruddock told reporters.
UKIP councillors are not controlled by a party whip system so are totally free to put the interests of local people first.
Ukip has suspended Godfrey Bloom as the party whip after he described (http://www.
Sinn Fein Party Whip Aengus O Snodaigh TD said: "Both Chris and I have worked on campaigns together and indeed were shipmates on the 2008 and 2011 freedom flotillas to Gaza.
The speaker took the action under Rule 2(1)(b) of the Tenth Schedule of the constitution for voting against the party whip.