The Government of Wales Act 2006 introduced a process enabling the National Assembly for Wales further to enhance its law-making powers by a new procedure known as Legislative Competence Orders in Council (LCO).
The Secretary of State wrote to the Chairman inviting the Welsh Affairs Committee to conduct pre-legislative scrutiny of the proposed Order on charging for non-residential social care on 26 November.
The proposed Order, together with an Explanatory Memorandum, is on the National Assembly’s website,
The Committee has published its Special Report on LCO the Field of Social Welfare on Wednesday 19 June 2008, as the Third Special Report of Session 2007-08 (HC 715)
The Committee has published The proposed National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) Order in the Field of social welfare 2008 Report on Wednesday 5 March 2008 at 11.00 am as the
Fourth Report of Session 2007-08 (HC 257)
ORAL EVIDENCE SESSIONS:
Thursday 31 January 2008 (uncorrected) HC 257-ii
Oral evidence from Huw Irranca-Davies, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales, and officials
Thursday 17 January 2008 - Joint meeting with Welsh Assembly Committee (in Cardiff) (uncorrected) HC 257-i
Oral evidence from Gwenda Thomas AM, Deputy Minister for Social Services
16/01/2008 PN08 Oral evidence session