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Government Chief Whip

From: Department of the Taoiseach

The Government Chief Whip is one of the Ministers of State assigned to the Department of the Taoiseach. The main responsibilities of the Chief Whip include:

  • Attendance at Government meetings;
  • Preparation of a weekly brief for the Taoiseach on legislation in preparation;
  • Scheduling and monitoring of Dáil business;
  • Operation of the pairing system;
  • Leinster House accommodation for political parties; and
  • Chairing the Legislation Committee.

Role Holders