Give us the Rebrand Referendum you promised.

Anonymous submitted on

Monday 23rd May 2016


From Ben's blog: (

“If you missed the Q&A, I discussed my views on the referendum – I’ll be honest with you, I don’t believe it’s the best thing for the Union now. If there is demand, of course we will have one – but at this stage I don’t think it will be constructive.”

You promised at The Bridge Q&A that you would hold a referendum and that it would be available online in "a couple of days". You admitted yourself at The Bridge that your Q&A session had a larger turn-out than you expected, hence the poor organisation, and when asked how many people would like a referendum the overwhelming majority of the audience put their hands up to vote yes. Most comments and questions from the audience were unsupportive of the rebrand and received rounds of applause. A student stood up, took your microphone and spoke about the need for a referendum which also received a round of applause. How is this not "demand"? Why have you gone back on your word about holding a referendum? What else do students need to do to prove they want a referendum? Are you going to continue to ignore the demand? This behaviour is only further disengages students from SUSU. You wanted students to care about SUSU. They're showing that they care. Stop dismissing them.


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