Kevin McCloud was 'reported to police' after trying to challenge Michael Gove over housing standards for new TV show

Kevin McCloud in a forest with his hands in his pocket
Kevin McCloud was almost denied entry to an event presented by Michael Gove and claims to have been 'reported to the police' (Image credit: Channel 4)

Kevin McCloud claims he was reported to the police after attempting to challenge Michael Gove over the government's building regulations.

The Channel 4 presenter was attempting to ask the Secretary of State why housebuilders are not asked to produce higher quality housing stocks and why councils are blocked from creating their own higher standards.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.