A cupboard is a body of high heeled country officials, typically comprising the best leaders of the executive branch. They are usually known as ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are sometimes known as secretaries. The purposes of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it is a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it could operate either as a purely advisory body or a assisting institution to a decision making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are usually the body responsible for the daily management of their authorities and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and judicial branches operate at a measured rate, in sessions based on lengthy procedures.
What are the duties 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 positions are from the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all snapshot