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Altering the attitudes


Sir, As recruiters, we have seen a significant improvement in the number of women wishing to enter the industry. But only in certain professions (quantity surveying, engineering).

So maybe Mr O'Rourke has a point when he says 'we will not attract women in significant numbers. . . until site practices, processes and culture radically change'.

Until wider attitudes alter, this looks set to continue.

Melissa Helder, BBT London, London SW1