Previously this Web site mentioned that Elton and David Furnish planned to host a private dinner to raise funds for Brian Paddick's bid to be mayor of London. This was held last night.
Little Britain's David Walliams, actors Kevin Spacey and Christian Slater, and Jimmy Choo boss Tamara Mellon were among the big names who turned out for the event at Elton's London abode. There were around 20 guests in all.
The former police chief, who is standing for the Liberal Democrats, attended Elton and David's 2005 civil partnership ceremony.
He said they have been friends for many years, and that he was grateful for their assistance.