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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Dudley District Citizen’s Advice Bureaux

The Citizens Advice service offers practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics, including; debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems.

Dudley Trading Standards

Webpage and contact details for Dudley trading standards, who are responsible for enforcing a wide range of consumer legislation concerning fair trading, quality, quantity and safety. Also contains a list of approved local tradesmen.

Go Citizen

Dudley Libraries offer free access to GoCitizen, an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test. Libraries also stock ‘Life in the United Kingdom handbook: A Guide for New Residents’, which you can reserve online for pickup at your local library.

Information last updated 23 August 2016

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 to the present 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.