A cupboard is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are normally called ministers, but in some jurisdictions are occasionally called secretaries. The functions of a cupboard are varied: in some states it is a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it may operate either as a purely advisory body or an helping institution to a decision making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are usually the body responsible for its day-to-day management of the authorities and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and legislative branches work at a measured rate, in sessions based on prolonged processes.
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 from the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their responsibilities. Click here to see all digital photograph