29 July 1997
Gassed MP claimed OPs caused his problems

AN MP who has been found dead in his garage had claimed for two years to be suffering from symptoms of depression and exhaustion linked to over-exposure to organo-phophates (OPs).

Gordon McMaster, MP for Paisley South, near Glasgow, had come into contact with OPs in his previous career as a gardener.

  • The Guardian page 1, page 4
  • The Daily Telegraph page 1, page 21 (Obituary)
  • The Independent page 8, page 14 (Obituary)
  • The Times page 1