A cupboard is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are normally known as ministers, but in some jurisdictions are occasionally known as secretaries. The functions of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making body with collective responsibility, while in others it may operate either as a strictly advisory body or a helping institution to a conclusion making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are typically the body responsible for its day-to-day management of the government and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and judicial branches work in a measured pace, in sessions according to prolonged processes.
What are the responsibilities of the 15 cabinet departments?
The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments -- the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, in Addition to the ...
What positions are in the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their responsibilities. Click here to see all digital image