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Qatar: Football

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 82118, tabled on 25 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, if she will support an investigation into how many migrant workers have died as a result of the construction of football stadiums in preparation for the Qatar World Cup 2022.

Answered on

6 December 2021

We welcome the steps Qatar has taken to date on workers' rights. The priority now is fully implementing such reforms.

The International Labour Organization has this month released a comprehensive report containing recommendations for improving data collection and analysis on occupational injuries. We continue to engage regularly with the International Labour Organization office in Doha.