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What does PISC stand for?

PISC stands for Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (UK)

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However, the mounting calls for an inquiry into the claims of UK complicity in torture have been dismissed by Kim Howells, the chairman of the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee which scrutinises the work of the intelligence agencies.
The plan was for a cross-party parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee, the ISC, with members chosen not by MPs but by the prime minister, with its meetings held in private and its reports vetted by Downing Street before publication.
The parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee - which oversees the agencies - said the possibility of Iranian state-sponsored terrorism was now considered one of the main threats facing the UK.
A Home Office source said Mr Blunkett wrote to both committees earlier this month to tell them that counter-terrorism was a matter for the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee n which meets in secret and reports direct to the Prime Minister, not MPs.
However, the mounting calls for an inquiry into the claims of UK complicity in torture have been dismissed by Kim Howells, the chairman of the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee which scrutinises the work of the intelligence agencies.
For a start, the existing parliamentary intelligence and security committee - whose members are handpicked by the prime minister and which only meets in private should be made more accountable, says the IISS.