Billionaire Philanthropist Bill Gates Warns Against Cuts to Aid Budgets

April 22, 2017 12:34 AM
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The co-founder of Microsoft, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, has given a passionate defense of foreign aid and voiced fears that the political climate in the US and Britain could see aid budgets cut. In a speech in London this week, he warned that withdrawing aid would create a 'leadership vacuum that others will fill.' Henry Ridgwell reports.