party whip


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a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline

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But quitting the party whip means her membership of the party is automatically suspended, though she remains an MP.
Nadine Dorries says she will learn next week whether she is to be restored to the Conservative Party whip following her appearance on I'm A Celebrity.
ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2010 (Frontier Star): PML-Q party whip in National (NA) Assembly Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada has said if PPP does not restrain from subjecting his party leaders to political victimization in Sindh, PML-Q will not become part of budget session of NA.
ISLAMABAD, May 14, 2010 (Balochistan Times): PML-Q party whip in National (NA) Assembly Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada has said if PPP does not restrain from subjecting his party leaders to political victimization in Sindh, PML-Q will not become part of budget session of NA.
The principal opposition Bharatiya Janata Party was hit hardest with eight of its MPs defying the party whip.
Tory MP Bob Spink said yesterday he had resigned the Conservative Party whip following a long-running row with his local association.
In future, candidates for Sheriff ( who must have eight years' council experience ( will be nominated free from the party whip on the basis that the winner will normally become Lord Mayor the following year.
He is the only man in history to serve as party whip in both chambers.
Cochran said McKeon has been a longtime ally of DeLay, working with the Texas congressman during his years as party whip beginning 1994.
Mrs Jones has resigned the Conservative party whip and is now the borough's only independent councillor.
Donaldson, one of three Ulster Unionist MPs who have resigned the party whip at Westminster, said the party leader had split the UUP down the middle by participating in the peace process.
A Catholic politician faces a similar difficulty when informed by the party whip of the policies the member must or must not support.
She's likely to crack the party whip to keep deputies from jumping the aisle to vote with the PAN and President Fox.
Rennard resigned the party whip last year after the claims were made public.
Dr Martin asked the Government to do away with the party whip on what he said was "a matter of conscience".