Economic Development and Transport Committee
The Committee’s remit was broadly based on and mirrored the portfolio of the Assembly Minister for Economic Development and Transport. This portfolio covered:
- innovation and enterprise;
- industrial policy and business support;
- inward investment;
- promotion of indigenous companies and regional development;
- strategic co-ordinating responsibility for ICT; and
- the Structural Funds.
In line with the change toMinisterial titles,from 1 April 2006the Economic Development and Transport Committee was renamed the Enterprise, Innovation and Networks Committee
The main functions of subject committees, as set out in Standing Order 9
, were: policy development; scrutiny of Ministers and Assembly Sponsored Bodies; and scrutiny of legislation. They also advised on budget allocations.