Politics 26 June 2013 "The chancellor is being forced to make even more cuts" Business quote of the day. Print HTML Far from balancing the books by 2015, as the government promised, the chancellor is being forced to make even more cuts. Shadow financial secretary to the Treasury Chris Leslie says government economic plans have failed as the Chancellor gears up to announce an expected £11.5bn in cuts. › What the hell actually happened in Texas last night? Photograph: Getty Images Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe More Related articles Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn? Tea Leavers and Champagne for Remain: what your shopping basket says about your EU stance “I’m a big boy”: What happened when MPs grilled Philip Green about the BHS scandal?