Catriona Bhatia

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Catriona Bhatia
Personal details
Political party Liberal Democrats
Spouse(s) Rajiv Bhatia
Relations David Steel
Children 4

Councillor The Honourable Catriona Bhatia (née Steel; born the Scottish Borders) is a Liberal Democrat politician in Scotland. She has been a councillor in the Scottish Borders council since 2003 where she is the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat group.[1]

She is married to Rajiv Bhatia, a director of a whisky company.[2][3] They have four children. She is the daughter of former Liberal leader, Lord Steel, and his wife Judy.

Political career[edit]

Bhatia was formerly an Executive Member for Education.[4] Bhatia was the Liberal Democrat candidate for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale at the 2010 General Election.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Council leader falls in election shocker". Southern Reporter. 5 May 2003. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Relative values: Lord Steel and his daughter, Catriona, The Sunday Times 12 Oct 2003
  3. ^ "Finally in father's footsteps" by Rebecca Mcquillan, The Herald 28 Oct 2002
  4. ^ "Bhatia ousted from council post". Peebleshire News. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Catriona Bhatia, The Guardian
  6. ^ "Borders ballot box battles expected to be fierce". Southern Reporter. 6 April 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 

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