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 a few jurisdictions are sometimes known as secretaries. The functions of a cupboard are diverse: in some states it is a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it may operate either as a strictly advisory body or a assisting institution to a conclusion making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are usually the body responsible for the day-to-day management of the authorities and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and legislative branches operate at a measured rate, in sessions based on lengthy procedures.
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, as well as the ...
What places are in the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their responsibilities. Click here to see all photo