Poll: Paralympics legacy 'mixed'

Only just half of people surveyed think attitudes towards disabled people will change after the Paralympics, according to a survey carried out ComRes for ITV News. But 65% thought negative stereotypes would be reduced as a result.

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David Cameron: 'These Paralympics have gone to a new level'

Prime Minister David Cameron meets ParalympicsGB athletes Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Prime Minister David Cameron has said unprecedented interest in the Paralympics would be one of the Games' legacies.

Speaking as he met with athletes at Paralympic GB House, he said: "These Paralympics have gone to a new level.

"I think this is an assured piece of legacy.

"When Rio (the host of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games) comes along, I think that (interest) will be much higher than it would have been (before London 2012)."

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