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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Cumbria Law Centre

Cumbria Law Centre is a community organisation offering free legal advice and representation for all people living or working in Cumbria.

Cumbria Registration Service

This site offers services including citizenship ceremonies, renewal of vows and civil naming ceremonies. Some staff are qualified to carry out the Nationality Checking service and the Settlement Checking service in partnership with the UK Borders Agency.

Cumbria Trading Standards

Whether you are a consumer, a business, a farmer or a student there is something on this site for you. Plenty of information and advice can be found on your rights.

Information last updated 28 February 2017

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.