Did you know what ERG actually stands for?
The New European
- Credit: Getty Images
Readers react to the latest announcement from Jacob Rees-Mogg and the ERG.
May it comfort readers to be reminded that a ERG is an obsolete unit of work in the metric system?
An ERG of work is done when a force of one dyne moves its point of application through one centimetre. It is a very small quantity.
Robert Stevens, York
You may also want to watch:
Heartened to hear that the European Research Group alternative Brexit plans include a British Space Force.
I presume that this is to take control of our celestial borders and control the Free Trade Agreement we will be concluding with the Vulcans and the Klingon Empire.
David O'Neil, Bournemouth
Jacob Rees-Mogg has described Mark Carney as a 'wailing banshee' and dismissed the prime minister as having a 'Dirty Harry moment'.
If I went about using such language, publicly, to denounce those whose views differed from mine I would be assessed as not being of sound mind. Why is Rees-Mogg given a second of airtime or a centimetre of newspaper space?
Pat Brandwood, Broadstone
• Send your views for publication in The New European by sending an email to email@example.com
Become a Supporter
The New European is proud of its journalism and we hope you are proud of it too. We believe our voice is important - both in representing the pro-EU perspective and also to help rebalance the right wing extremes of much of the UK national press. If you value what we are doing, you can help us by making a contribution to the cost of our journalism.