Brexiteer confronts anti-Brexit protester during interview on BBC News

PUBLISHED: 15:31 16 November 2018 | UPDATED: 15:36 16 November 2018

Steve Baker talks to Steve Bray on BBC News (Photograph: BBC)

Steve Baker talks to Steve Bray on BBC News (Photograph: BBC)

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He’s been standing outside Parliament for months, he’s been appearing in every political interview for days.

While BBC News and other news channels have tried to cut him out of shots, a majority of presenters and guests have tried to ignore Steve Bray with his signs campaigning against Brexit and for a People’s Vote.

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That was until BBC presenter Simon McCoy met European Research Group member and Brexiteer MP Steve Baker.

Asked about whether Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee, had 48 letters against Theresa May he turned to Bray to address him.

“I just wanted to answer his question - yes it is worth it,” he said pointing to the sign that says “Brexit: is it worth it?”

“I know we disagree I just wanted to say you’ve followed me around and I just want to thank you for upholding democracy.”

Bray evidently disagreed responding with a remark about the Brexiteers.

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The anti-Brexit campaigner has been a talking point on social media throughout news bulletins due to his dogged persistence and the amount of time he has devoted to the cause.

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