ONE Direction teamed up with David Cameron to promote this year’s Red Nose Day charity single at Downing Street.
And the band even persuaded the PM to take a cameo role in the video for the song which gets its official release today.
One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks) is a mash-up of 1978 hits by Blondie and The Undertones.
Last night Chancellor George Osborne said he will waive VAT on the proceeds. He added: “Comic Relief has done a fantastic job for over two decades.”
A government spokesman said the move was in recognition of “the special place Comic Relief held in the public’s affections and its outstanding work in tackling world poverty.”
VAT paid on sales will be matched by a donation from the international development budget. The charity’s Kevin Cahill said: “I’m absolutely delighted".
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