A cupboard is a body of high-ranking country officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are usually called ministers, but in some jurisdictions are sometimes called secretaries. The functions of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making system with collective duty, 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 usually the body responsible for its daily management of the government and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and legislative 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 photo