Scottish Liberal Democrats announce EU Parliament candidates

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The Scottish Liberal Democrats have announced their list of MEP candidates for the forthcoming European Parliament election.

  1. Sheila Ritchie - A solicitor and former leader of Gordon District Council and Convener of the Scottish Liberal Democrats tops the list. A life long supporter of the European Union, Sheila spent two decades supporting small businesses in the Aberdeen area through her work with the Elevator scheme, Enterprise Trust and Business Gateway.

  2. Fred Mackintosh - Edinburgh based human rights lawyer and advocate and a former councillor at Edinburgh City Council is also standing.

  3. Catriona Bhatia - Former Deputy Leader of Scottish Borders Council and daughter of Liberal Democrat peer, Lord Steel, Catriona Bhatia will be standing as a candidate in the forthcoming election.

  4. Vita Zaporocenzko - Case worker for Alex Cole Hamilton

  5. John Edward - Director of Scottish Council of Independent Schools and previously the head of office for the EU Parliament in Edinburgh and chief campaign spokesperson for Scotland Stronger in Europe.

  6. Clive Sneddon - Former Leader of North East Fife District Council and local government representative in Europe, Clive previously stood as a Lib Dem candidate in 2017 for the Westminster constituency of Angus.