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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Action for Blind People - Leeds

Practical advice and support for people living with sight loss, including advice on keeping your independence; from money, benefits to housing and travel.

Family Information Service

An information service for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (or up to 25 if your child has Special Educational Needs or a disability SEND). They can provide information on a wide range of family services including childcare, family support and activities in Leeds.

Leeds Citizens Advice Bureau

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice for everyone on their rights and responsibilities on a wide range of issues including benefits, debt, employment, housing, relationships, immigration and much more.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards

The overall aim of the West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service is to ensure that there is a fair market place where informed, knowledgeable consumers can confidently interact with compliant businesses.

Information last updated 10 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.