News paper article exposing Suffolk CC spending over Â£400,000 on leadership training using Neuro Linguistic programming. The article does not mention Common Purpose but the training appears of the same type and participants in the course will not be aware of the full impact of the psychology being used on them. NLP carries a risk of mental illness and depression for example, particularly in those who already have mental health problems. How did we function as an honest orderly and efficient nation previously? Why do we now need to be NL Programmed?