A cupboard is a body of high heeled state 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 functions of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making body with collective responsibility, while in others it could operate either as a strictly advisory body or a assisting institution to a decision making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are typically the body responsible for its daily management of their authorities and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and judicial branches operate in 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 digital image