Cabinet of Austenasia

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Not to be confused with the House of Representatives, which was (unusually for a legislative body) known as "the Cabinet" before 20 September 2011.

The Cabinet of the Empire of Austenasia is the body of Government Ministers responsible for the executive administration and governance of Austenasia, composed of the Prime Minister and nine Government Ministers. Government Ministers are appointed by the Monarch (usually from the House of Representatives) and head Government Ministries, of which there are eight. The Secretary-General does not head a Government Ministry but is a Government Minister responsible for administrative duties, comparable to a one-man civil service. The Prime Minister oversees the work of the Cabinet and co-ordinates the work of the Government Ministers; the Deputy Prime Minister is not officially a member of Cabinet but is often de facto treated as such due to their position as the Prime Minister's deputy.

On 4 March 2015, immediately after the the election of Lady Dux Brooklyn Hewitt as Prime Minister, Emperor Jonathan I passed his sixteenth Imperial Edict, pledging to only appoint Cabinet positions at the advice of the Prime Minister. This was in direct response to an election platform of Hewitt, and was later entrenched in the Second Amendment to the Austenasian Constitution of 2011.

The Cabinet is based heavily on the British body of the same name. As such, as a collective it holds great executive power and is comprised of different ministers each holding separate portfolios. The current Cabinet of Austenasia is comprised of:

Members

Portfolio Portrait Minister In office since
Prime Minister
Secretary-General
William I 2012021.jpg Lord William Wilson, Count of Oribrazos 18 September 2021
Home Secretary Clyro State Heraldry.PNG Lord Richard Hytholoday, Count of Maritimae 27 February 2021
Chancellor
Chief Ambassador
ICJA.jpg HIM Emperor Jonathan I 18 September 2021 (as Chancellor)
8 October 2017 (as Chief Ambassador)
Minister of Defence Prater-DraculA.JPG Lord Hunter Prater, Duke of Dixie 1 February 2022
Minister for Culture Sander I giving a Christmas speech in 2020..png Lord Sander Koff, Baron of Oppidum Tubae 13 January 2022
Attorney General AnthonyClark.png Sir Anthony Clark, KOB 9 December 2020
Minister of Digital Transformation Premier.png Lord Karl Friedrich, Baron of Aurora 1 June 2020
Minister of Territories and the Diaspora CreedA.jpg Lord Andrew Creed, Baron of Corinium Terentium 19 January 2021