Health and Social Services Committee
The Committee's broad remit was based on the portfolio of the Assembly Minister for Health and Social Services. The portfolio covered:
- health and the NHS in Wales;
- social services;
- social care; and
- food safety.
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.