For the years 2000 and 2001 3 officers attended Common Purpose training courses. No costs are available for this period. For the years 2002 to 2008 14 officers attended Common Purpose training courses and the recorded costs amount to Â£52,130. Note that in line with many other public bodies the police cannot identify expenditure on CP in the period 2000 to 2001. How much other public money cannot be accounted for? How does EU power elite training help bobbies on the beat, or the taxpayer?