Why the next government should ditch the British ISA

British ISA failed to get a mention in Labour or Tory manifestos

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Laura Suter assesses the future of the British ISA, an item distinctly missing from both the Tory and Labour manifestos, and says it should be 'consigned to the policy dustbin'

One thing missing from both main parties' manifestos was any mention of the latest ISA that the Tories were planning to launch. The British ISA (or UK ISA as it's also been branded) didn't get a single mention in either manifesto. While it didn't get the consultation finished and legislation signed off ahead of the election, it's safe to assume that the Conservatives would push ahead with the launch of the British ISA (I can't bring myself to call it the Brisa) if they were voted in on 4 July. Labour's position is trickier to discern – they haven't explicitly said they will keep th...

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