A cupboard is a body of high-ranking country officials, typically comprising the best leaders of the executive branch. They are normally called ministers, but in some jurisdictions are sometimes called secretaries. The purposes of a cupboard are varied: in some states it's a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it may function either as a strictly advisory body or a helping institution to a decision making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are usually the body responsible for the daily management of the government and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and legislative branches work at a measured pace, in sessions based on prolonged processes.
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 in the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all digital image