In response to your interview with construction minister Margaret Hodge (20 October, page 30) – I would like to see her position the industry so that a career in construction is seen as desirable for schoolgirls and hope that we can soon read the headline in Ray O’Rourke’s inimitable style, “O’Rourke says women’s place is on construction sites”.

Rosemary Tinker, chair, the Association of Women in Property