David Spaven was a Scottish Green Party Speaker before the separation of the English/Welsh and Scottish parties in 1991. He worked as a British Rail manager for 18 years until 1995.[1]

He stood as a Green candidate in Glasgow Maryhill in 1987, taking 1.5% of the vote[2].

While in Glasgow, he campaigned against the M74 Northern Extension.

He was Chair of TRANSform Scotland for a number of years. He is now involved with Get Edinburgh Moving.[3]

He is no longer active in electoral politics but is a campaigner as well as a transport consultant used by Scottish and UK transport agencies.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Deltix biography of David Spaven
  2. Scottish politics, history of Glasgow Maryhill
  3. Edinburgh to decide on road tolls

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