HUDSON LEISURE CENTRE: I just tried to explain the difficulties faced in balancing budgets
I ACCEPT all the points made by Mark Beckett in his letter about the Hudson Leisure Centre. In my original letter, I was just trying to explain the many difficulties that the Tory-controlled Fenland Council faces in balancing its budget. However, things c
I ACCEPT all the points made by Mark Beckett in his letter about the Hudson Leisure Centre.
In my original letter, I was just trying to explain the many difficulties that the Tory-controlled Fenland Council faces in balancing its budget.
However, things could get a lot worse.
If the Tory government that is expected to be elected at the 2010 general election cuts back on public spending at the wrong time we could face a double-dip or 'w'-shaped recession.
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A similar thing happened in the USA in 1936-37. The Roosevelt government mistakenly foresaw an upturn in the economy, and subsequently cut back on public spending.
The result was that the US economy collapsed back into recession. The same possibility could face a newly-elected Tory government.
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It is therefore entirely possible that the three leisure centres in Fenland could be closed as Fenland Council franticly attempts to balance its budget.