Chief Whip

n
(in Britain) a member of a political party who is in charge of the other Whips in the party. The Chief Whips are among the most powerful people in Parliament, with responsibilities for keeping discipline among the party’s MPs, making sure that they go to debates, and advising them how to vote.

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