70% plan to watch some Paralympics on TV

Seven in ten (70%) of the 2,060 British adults interviewed said they plan to watch at least some of the Paralympic Games on television, according to the ITV News Index Poll carried out by ComRes.

This compares to the 65% who said they planned to watch at least some of the Olympics on television in mid-July before the Games began.

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Paralympic Torch journey

The Paralympic Torch is on its way from Stoke Mandeville to the Olympic park in Stratford for the opening ceremony of the Games.