A cupboard is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically comprising 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 diverse: in some states 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 typically the body responsible for its daily management of the authorities and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and legislative branches work in a measured pace, in sessions according to lengthy procedures.
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 positions are from the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all foto