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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information

Go Citizen

Sandwell Libraries offer free access to Go Citizen, an online study resource for candidates preparing for Life in the UK test. To access this service all you need is a Sandwell library card and an online services PIN – please ask at your local library for more information.

Sandwell Citizens Advice Bureaux

The Citizen’s Advice service offers free and impartial advice and information on a wide range of topics including: debt, benefits, employment, consumer, discrimination, housing, your rights and other issues.

Sandwell Trading Standards

Webpage and contact details for Sandwell trading standards, who are responsible for enforcing a wide range of consumer legislation concerning fair trading, quality and safety.

Information last updated 06 June 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 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.