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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Bedford Borough Council - Advice and Benefits

The advice and benefits pages on the Bedford Borough Council website provide useful information and help on many of the issues that young people, adults, and older people might face.

Virtual Library - Law and Your Rights

In this section of the Virtual Library you will find links to a range of subjects including citizenship, immigration, trade unions, and consumer issues.

Information last updated 13 July 2015

National information

Citizens Advice

Check the Consumer section for advice on buying on the Internet, returning goods, rogue traders, choosing and comparing energy suppliers etc.

Law Society - find a solicitor

Search the database of registered solicitors, and find further guidance about paying for legal services, specialist solicitors, lawyers for businesses etc.

Legal aid

Find out about Legal Aid, eligibility criteria and how to claim it.

UK legislation

Search the official portal to the full text of all legislation from 1988┬áto the┬ápresent day.


Register to vote or apply for vote by proxy.

Which? Consumer rights

Find sample letters, step-by-step guides to how to place a complaint and guidance on relevant legislation.

Write to them

Get help in identifying and writing a message to your local councillor, MP or MEPs.