supercabinet

supercabinet

(ˈsuːpəˌkæbɪnɪt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government a specially-formed cabinet, a select or powerful group of political ministers (cabinet)
2. (Furniture) an exceptional cabinet, a cabinet with superior properties
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He also currently chairs the Combined Authority "supercabinet" - most of whose members have supported his Metro Mayor ambitions - and will continue until a Metro Mayor is elected.
Birmingham's council leader Sir Albert Bore has joined forces with the leaders of seven other big cities to form a "supercabinet" The alliance is to protest against "morally wrong and unfair" funding cuts being imposed on major cities and demand a fair deal.
LIVERPOOL'S new council leader Joe Anderson has taken charge of the region's supercabinet and declared: "We must work better together".
The company showcased the SuperCabinet, which was said to he twice the size of a regular pantry.
Aguilar Zinser moves to the UN post from his previous position as Fox's coordinator of public-security policy, one of the three "supercabinet" posts created by Fox when he announced his Cabinet in 2000 (see SourceMex, 2000-11-29).
(15) The committee decided not to recommend the creation of a "supercabinet" official or "super-staff" in charge of foreign affairs, or to give such duties to the vice president, (16) although Jackson (1960, 452) publicly advocated the creation "at the top career level a joint career service, members of which would not be tied to a particular development but would be available for special assignments in accordance with changing needs and circumstances." The committee instead endorsed the authority of the secretary of state as the primary agent, below the president, of administering policy and the State Department as the primary agency of formulating it.
In the event of the death or incapacitation of Fidel, the Politburo, a kind of supercabinet dominated by loyal followers of Castro, would name a successor and discuss possible changes in the structure of the government.
The military has half the seats on the National Security Council, a kind of supercabinet charged with giving overall policy guidance; but at the ministerial level, only one appointee so far is a retired military officer.
The president will head a supercabinet including the prime minister; he will have control over the armed forces and the K.G.B.; he will be able to declare martial law and, as in France, dissolve Parliament and call a new election.
The idea came about after Mayor Anderson, who is chair of the city region's "supercabinet" Combined Authority, visited the Maritime Knowledge Hub, in Birkenhead.
If they approve it, the plans will be sent to the city region's supercabinet for approval next month.
Nixon saw opponents everywhere, and he began with legitimate efforts to counter them, through bureaucratic reorganization such as the creation of the Domestic Council and Office of Management and Budget and the plan to reorganize the cabinet into a "supercabinet." Control became centered in the White House counterbureaucracy, however (Reichley 1981,239-47).