Tom Hunter, the Scottish entrepreneur who recently bought 135 Travelodge sites, is behind the biggest ever donation to Band Aid. Hunter pledged to match every penny raised by Band Aid 20’s Do They Know It’s Christmas? single, up to a maximum of £7m. "We do have a real chance to eradicate world poverty in our lifetime," he told The Scotsman. "We can make a difference and with the G8 meeting in Gleneagles next year, we need to let the world know the situation needs to change.