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Minister of State and Chief Whip's Private Office


The following is a brief outline of the ongoing duties in the Whip's Office:-

  • Providing the Government Chief Whip with the Order of Business 
  • Preparing the Weekly Dail Schedule
  • Prepare Dail Session Planner and develop yearly Dail Calendar
  • Prepare Government Legislation Programme
  • Prepare Taoiseach's Legislation Briefing Document
  • Prepare Government Chief Whips Weekly Folder
  • Attend with Taoiseach in the "bullpen" for Order of Business
  • Arrange and prepare briefings for the Legislation Committee
  • Arrange Speaking Time for Dail Business
  • Liaise with divisions regarding Parliamentary Questions
  • Liaise with Oireachtas Committeess
  • Dail Reform