Qatar’s World Cup organising committee, accused of failing to ensure foreign workers’ rights in its construction schemes for the tournament, has been invited by Boris Johnson to invest in regeneration plans in London.

Letters released under the Freedom of Information Act show the mayor of London heaped praise on 2022 World Cup plans and suggested that Qatari officials should consider redeveloping the area around Tottenham Hotspur’s ground in the north of the city.

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