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three-line whip

Translation of three-line whip in Spanish:

noun

  • (in UK)
    (convocatoria de asistencia obligatoria a una sesión parlamentaria)
    Example sentences
    • Failure by MPs to attend a vote with a three-line whip is usually seen as a rebellion against the party and may eventually result in disciplinary action, such as suspension from the parliamentary party.
    • Local councillors are almost powerless, and even the best constituency MP is unlikely to rock the boat against a three-line whip in Parliament.
    • A member who defies a three-line whip runs the risk of having the party whip withdrawn; this is tantamount to expulsion from the party.
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