What are the 3 main functions of Cabinet ministers?
A Cabinet minister has many important functions as part of their role.
Along with the Prime Minister, Cabinet ministers form the main decision-making group within executive government – the Cabinet.
A Cabinet minister's role includes:
- directing government policy and making decisions about national issues
- spending a lot of time discussing current national problems and how these can be solved
- presenting bills – proposed laws – from their government departments.
The Cabinet in session.
Office of the Prime Minister
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