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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Greater Manchester Law Centre

Greater Manchester Law Centre is an organisation that aims to provide free legal advice and representation to the residents of the entirety of the Greater Manchester region.

Manchester Free Legal Help

Manchester Free Legal Help aims to assist clients who are unable to afford legal advice, or are not eligible for Legal Aid. MFLH will signpost and support clients to find the most appropriate local free legal advice service.

Manchester Move

Manchester Move is a partnership between Manchester City Council and around 20 not-for-profit landlords. It’s a single access-point for people looking for a home in the city.

Manchester People & Communities

Information for students, older people, immigration & asylum seekers, crime, anti-social behaviour & nuisance, community & voluntary groups and equality & diversity in Manchester

Manchester Refugee Support Network

MRSN aims to build strong and independent refugee community organisations, develop the skills of community leaders and give people the information they need to settle and build new lives.

Nationality Checking Service

The Nationality Checking Service is a partnership between the Home Office Nationality Group and Manchester City Council. The service ensures that applications for British citizenship are completed correctly.

Information last updated 15 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.