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Advocacy for people with learning disabilitiesInformation about the advocacy, support and information services available for people with learning disabilities.
Equality and Human Rights CommissionThe Equality and Human Rights Commission has a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.
Citizens Advice BureauCitizens Advice Bureaux dealt with over 6.2 million problems
during the past year, providing advice on every subject in
700 bureaux in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 70
bureaux in Scotland. The Service draws on its experience of
clients' problems to show where services and policies are
The British and Irish Ombudsman Association
The Ombudsmen exist to deal with complaints from citizens about certain public bodies or private sector services. The Ombudsmen web site has information about various ombudsmen including the Parliamentary Ombudsman, Banking Ombudsman, Legal Services Ombudsman, Estate Agents Ombudsman, Pensions Ombudsman and Local Government Ombudsman.
Financial Services AuthorityThe Financial Services Authority is an independent body set up by the Government to regulate financial services and protect consumers. They can help you if you have a complaint and you are unsure who to contact. They have a range of fact sheets and booklets available from the web site.
Trading Standards Central is a one stop shop for consumer protection information in the UK. This site provides a wealth of information for consumers and businesses, schools, advice and information centres, community organisations, local councils, business support agencies and trade associations.