Dawn stood for local council elections in Hornsey, in the London elections for Enfield & Haringey and came second to David Cameron in the 2010 General Election.
Dawn Barnes lives in Bounds Green and has worked in communications and marketing for over ten years. Her experience is diverse and she has worked in the private, public and charity sectors including for a charity working with people who misuse substances and alcohol; a local council and a sustainable design and regeneration consultancy. She currently works for King's College London working to recruit students from a broad range of backgrounds.
Dawn hails from the north of England and came to London by way of France, Japan and Oxford. She was determined to live in the city from a very young age and fell in love with London on first sight. She has been a trustee of a national charity and co-manages a network of reading groups across London.