superminister

superminister

(ˈsuːpəˌmɪnɪstə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government a minister with a wide range of responsibilities
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SUPERMINISTER Peter Mandelson is to lead a new crusade to root out Britain's rotten bankers.
Veneman's counterpart in Germany is Renate Kunast, a newly appointed superminister for food, agriculture, and consumer protection and coleader of the Green Party, who is determined to steer agriculture "back to nature.
JOHN Prescott is poised to be a superminister for all the regions of Britain.
PREMIER Tony Blair is about to appoint his own superminister to sharpen up the Government's performance and presentation - just as Michael Heseltine did for John Major.
But the Government's Superminister has emerged as a master of detail who won over suspicious civil servants with his ideas and energy.
Thus, when Pinochet appointed superministers such as Jorge Cauas or Sergio de Castro, he essentially rendered their ideas powerful.
The new government leader has chosen to restructure the Cabinet by appointing four superministers to supervise the following priorities of the Government: Economy and Finance; Employment and Solidarity; Natural Resources and Metropolitan Montreal.