Do YouTube views show who’ll be lottery winner?

The People’s Million’s £50m lottery giveaway project has a YouTube channel. Video views aren’t enormous, probably because ITV has buried what was going to be a flagship series in the ratings graveyard slot. This is because of the recent telephone voting scandals on ITV and other channels.

But if the YouTube video views are representative of online and telephone voting, the Sustrans walking-and-cycling project should be announced the winner on Wednesday. The voting closes at noon on Monday. Vote online here or call 0870 24 24 602.

Here are the views to date:

Sustrans’ Connect2
7236

Black Country Urban Park
5146

Eden Project
4269

Sherwood Forest
3616

And here’s the genuinely moving appeal from Lorraine Kelly. It’s by far the best of the four presentations: