Combined with a debt interest bill of more than £63 billion, items Gordon Brown once called “the costs of failure” will absorb more than a third of all Government spending.

Leaked Treasury documents have revealed the Government’s own bleak forecasts for rising welfare payments and debt interest costs.
Gordon Brown's 'costs of failure' will reach £256 billion - Telegraph

Great. Just great.

There is always the bright side. He could have spent more than that