Mark François interrupted by stop Brexit protester live on television

Mark Francois appearing on Sky News. Photograph: Sky.

Mark Francois appearing on Sky News. Photograph: Sky. - Credit: Archant

Mark François has been interrupted by an anti-Brexit protester as soon as he started to give his view on Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals.

The Tory Brexiteer appeared downbeat about the plans as he insisted he had not seen the whole detail so could not give an opinion yet.

But just as we went to open his mouth to give an opinion an anti-Brexit campaigner shouted: "Stop Brexit!"

The ERG member looked unimpressed as he wait for the protester to finish shouting.

Sky News presenter Adam Boulton signalled for François to continue to give his response, to which he went on to rant about the protester.

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"If we do leave by the way, it will be a delight to go and these people and tell them they've lost," he said.

François told All Out Politics, that how many Tory Brexiteers back the deal depends on the content.

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"It's up for every member to look into their conscience and decide what is best for the country", he explained.

Asked what his issues could be with the proposals the Rayleigh MP said he would not be negotiating over the detail live on-air.

During the Tory leadership campaign he said that the Conservatives would be "signing" the "death warrant" of an anti-Brexit protester by electing Boris Johnson.

However the outspoken politician has appeared more subdued in recent days as news of a possible deal with the EU emerged.

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