A cupboard is a body of high-ranking country officials, typically comprising the top leaders of the executive branch. They are usually called ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are occasionally called secretaries. The functions of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making body with collective responsibility, while in others it could function either as a purely advisory body or a helping institution to a conclusion making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are usually the body responsible for its daily management of the government and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and judicial branches operate in a measured rate, in sessions according to 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 positions are in the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all pic