Richard Barnes

Former Deputy Mayor of London

Richard was Deputy Mayor of London for four years (2008-2012), with responsibility for social policy, equality and access for the 2012 Olympic Games, community cohesion, responsible procurement, Diversity Works for London, London Resilience and representing London internationally. For 12 years he served as a Conservative member of the London Assembly (2000-2012) and was Deputy Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority from 2000 to 2004. A member of Hillingdon Council since 1982, Richard is currently Ward Councillor for his home village of Harefield.