The three line whip

The three line whip

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Dawn Butler MP on whether MPs always vote with their party

MPs represent the people who voted for them in their work in Parliament, but they also represent the views of their own political party.


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About this interview

Twelve MPs were interviewed to appear in MP For A Week, our online game designed to support the teaching of citizenship and political literacy.

See all the interview clips