A cupboard is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the best leaders of the executive branch. They are normally called ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are sometimes called secretaries. The functions of a cupboard are diverse: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it may function either as a purely advisory body or an 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 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, in Addition to the ...
What positions are in the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all image