Mr Jeffery, the Plymouth garage owner, complains that his problem is "great difficulty in finding trainees".
It is worth considering that he would find things easier if he were to set out his stall to attract bright young women and people from ethnic minorities, both of whom are likely to find the macho world of the old-fashioned garage unappealing.
The big motor dealers, just like the big construction companies, discovered long ago that sexism and sexist images are not just vulgar but irredeemably old hat.
Adult Learning Inspectorate
Herald Avenue, Coventry