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Rights and citizenship

You might be interested in the following rights and citizenship information


Aldridge, Bloxwich, Brownhills, Central, Darlaston, Pelsall, and Willenhall Libraries have access to AdviserNet, which is an online information platform used by Citizens Advice Advisers. Here you will find helpful information on law, your rights and discrimination. Username and Password required so you will need to ask a member of library staff to gain full access to this great resource.

Citizens Advice Walsall

Walsall CAB provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives.


GoCitizen is an online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test. All Walsall Library members can access this at any one of our Walsall libraries and also from home.

Walsall Trading Standards

Walsall Trading Standards protect the interests of local consumers and businesses, enforcing consumer protection legislation by inspecting business premises, ‘mystery shopping’ exercises, undertaking surveys and dealing with consumer complaints.

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┬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.