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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Consumer advice

Find traders in Lancashire you can trust for property repairs, home improvements and domestic services. Information about consumer problems, product recalls, scams and disputes.

Nationality checking service

Our Nationality Checking advisors will help get your application correct at one of our offices - Preston, Accrington, Chorley or Lancaster.

Refugee support

Help for refugees and asylum seekers accessing essential services and adapting to life in a new country.

Settlement checking service

We offer a checking facility for applicants who wish to submit a SET(M) application to the Home Office to obtain permission to settle permanently in the UK.

Information last updated 17 July 2018

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.