Money received by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

How much money has the BBC received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and what was the money for?

Yours faithfully,

:stuart-Leslie:

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Stuart Leslie,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 24 March 2023. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20230502.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BBC Legal
1st Floor, BBC Wogan House,
99 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 7NY
www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [email address]

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Dear Mr Leslie

 

Please find attached our response to your request for information
reference RFI20230502.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights, BBC Legal

Wogan House

99 Great Portland Street

London

W1W 7NY

:stuart-Leslie:

Dear FOI Enquiries,

Thank you for your response to my Freedom of Information Act 2000 request regarding the BBC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
I appreciate the information provided and the efforts made to comply with UK law.
While I understand that the subsidiaries of the BBC and the charities BBC Media Action and BBC Children in Need are not subject to the Act, I would like to inquire further about the specific policies and procedures in place to ensure transparency and prevent conflicts of interest regarding funding from private corporations, such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Additionally, could you please provide more information about the specific governance structure and mechanisms in place to ensure the independence and impartiality of BBC Media Action from the BBC and any external funding sources, as well as how the BBC's Editorial Guidelines are applied in relation to BBC Media Action.
Thank you again for your time and assistance in this matter.
I look forward to hearing back from you soon.

Yours sincerely,

:Stuart-Leslie:

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Stuart Leslie,

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, as detailed below. Your request was received on 07
April 2023. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at
the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your
request, please contact us at the address below.

 

The reference number for your request is RFI20230571.

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Rights, BBC Legal

Address: First Floor | Wogan House | 99 Great Portland Street | London |
W1W 7NY

 

 

 

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Leslie

 

Please find attached our response to your request for information
reference RFI20230571.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Rights, BBC Legal

Wogan House

99 Great Portland Street

London

W1W 7NY