Last weekend five of the candidates for Mayor of London addressed a gay audience and answered questions.

The hustings was organised by gay equality organisation Stonewall.

PinkNews.co.uk was proud to be the event’s media sponsor.

Below you can watch the opening speeches from incumbent Mayor and Labour candidate Ken Livingstone, who is seeking a third term in office, Conservative challenger Boris Johnson, Lib Dem candidate Brian Paddick, the Green candidate Sian Berry and Respect – The Left List’s Lindsey German.

Londoners will go to the polls to elect the Mayor and the 25-member Assembly on May 1st.

KEN LIVINGSTONE

BORIS JOHNSON

BRIAN PADDICK

SIAN BERRY

LINDSEY GERMAN