United Kingdom predictions for 2021

Read 15 predictions about the United Kingdom in 2021, a year that will see this country experience significant change in its politics, economics, technology, culture, and environment. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

International relations predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

International relations predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

Politics predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

Politics related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

  • Political representatives from Scotland push for a new vote to decide on Scottish separation from the UK. Likelihood: 50%1

Government predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

Government related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

  • New skills-based visa and immigration legislation encourages UK migration of highly-skilled workers from across the world. Likelihood: 90%1

Economy predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

Economy related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

  • Banks worldwide retire LIBOR (London Interbank Offering Rate), the interest rate used as a benchmark for trillions of pounds worth of loans globally, and replacing it with a better benchmark that more closely corresponds to the lending markets. (Likelihood 100%)1
  • Major UK banks now required to publish “living wills” to disclose resolvability assessments, ensuring taxpayers are not responsible for bank bailouts during a future recession. Likelihood: 100%1

Technology predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

Technology related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

  • UK sends a new rover to the moon, equipped with HD video recording and jumping capabilities. Likelihood: 100%1

Culture predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

Culture related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

Defense predictions for in 2021

Defense related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

  • British Royal Navy allows allies to deploy onboard Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier as a new way to strengthen partnerships and coalitions with other countries. Likelihood: 100%1

Infrastructure predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

Infrastructure related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2021 include:

  • A small fleet of autonomous driving taxis begins trials on London streets this year. Likelihood: 70%1
  • Updated government regulations allow for a 200% growth in storage for wind and solar energies, potentially reducing costs for consumers. Likelihood: 70%1

Environment predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

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Science predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

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Health predictions for the United Kingdom in 2021

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January 7, 2022. Last updated January 7, 2020.

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