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My forecasts for 2021 (and how my forecasts for 2020 turned out)

How have my forecasts for 2020 developed? Good not very good.

Here were my forecasts for 2020. In 2019 I got 7/10, this year not so good!

Rebecca Long-Bailey will not become Labor Party leader CORRECT
LBC will reach 3 million listeners per week by the end of the year MAY BE CORRECT, BUT RAJAR HAS ENDED THE COUNT
England will win Euro 2020 NOT CORRECT
Andy Murray announces his retirement from the men’s singles NOT CORRECT
Nicola Sturgeon cannot convince the British government to allow a second independence referendum CORRECT
Jacob Rees-Mogg is no longer cabinet minister at the end of the year NOT CORRECT
The deadline for a full free trade agreement with the EU will be extended beyond December 31, 2020 NOT CORRECT
Ireland will have a new Taoiseach by the end of the year CORRECT
Donald Trump wins re-election NOT CORRECT
Netanyahu eventually loses power in Israel NOT CORRECT

Let’s see if I can do better in 2021. Here are my predictions for the year ahead.

The SNP will receive a majority of seats and votes in the May elections. England will reach the final of the euro Mo Farah fails to win gold at the Olympics The death toll in Covid in the US rises to over 500,000 Holidays in the UK will be extended to the end of June. Armin Laschet becomes head of the CDU in Germany Norwich City wins promotion to the Premier League Nissan announces expansion of its car plant in Sunderland The Telegraph will not return to the Sky News breakfast place in the Kay Burley tabloid format

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