Qatar World Cup works slammed

Press Association
Goal. a soccer ball in a net.
Goal. a soccer ball in a net.

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Fifa and the national football associations of the UK should put pressure on Qatar to improve the "sub-human" working conditions of thousands of migrant labourers building facilities for the 2022 World Cup, Labour's shadow international development secretary Jim Murphy has said.

Mr Murphy has recently returned from a trip to Qatar with the International Trade Union Confederation, during which he said he saw evidence of migrant workers being lured to the Gulf state by the promise of good salaries, only to have their passports taken away so they cannot return home.