Parliamentary Private Secretary
A Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) is a Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom who acts as an unpaid assistant to a minister or to the Leader of the Opposition. They are selected from backbench MPs as the 'eyes and ears' of the minister in the House of Commons.
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PPSs are junior to Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State, a ministerial post salaried by one or more departments.