A cupboard is a body of high heeled country officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are usually known as ministers, but in some jurisdictions are occasionally known as secretaries. The purposes of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it's 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 typically the body responsible for the day-to-day management of the authorities and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and judicial branches operate in a measured rate, in sessions according to 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 places are from the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all pic