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Dads encouraged to discuss their trade with daughters on National Women in Engineering Day. Three quarters of male electricians recently surveyed, would be happy for their daughters to take up a career in the trade.

However, a similar percentage feel old school attitudes towards women would actively discourage females from taking up a trade.

The survey of electrical contractors was carried out by leading electrical industry body NICEIC. Its Jobs for the Girls campaign was set up to encourage.