Have you got an issue and you don’t know how to cope with it? You don’t want to talk to your parents or carers about it, and your mates know next to nothing.
Is you issue regarding law and rights? If so, then you’ve come to the right place, this section is designed to provide information on law, rights and citizenship.
Most people know some thing in relation to “law and rights”, whether it be, what to do if you find your self in a situation where you witness a crime of some sort, maybe you are the casualty of a crime, or even the person committing the crime? You can find information here, to help you understand the issues you are having or the right people to contact for further information, advice or support.
Advice Guide information on young people and the law for England, Wales and Northern Ireland
DirectGov containing information for young people on crime and the law
The Children's Legal Centre is a unique, independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people.
We all like buying things, whether it music, DVD’s clothes or days out with your partner or friends. However when we go on these shopping sprees, what do we do when something we buy is faulty or broken?
Are you aware that as a customer or consumer that there are laws out there that protect you when buying goods online or on the high street.
Here are some web sites you might find useful.
Consumer Direct specially trained advisors give practical advice on all kinds of consumer issues - from problems with cars to faulty household appliances.
The OFT's mission is to make markets work well for consumers. We achieve this by promoting and protecting consumer interests throughout the UK, while ensuring that businesses are fair and competitive.
Or you can contact Caerphilly County Boroughs Trading Standards Department, (www.caerphily.gov.uk/tradingstandards who can provide you with helpful advice and support as to what should be you’re next step.
CCBC Trading Standards
Main Switchboard: 01443 815588 or 01495 226622
Minicom: 01443 863474
Our core working hours are:
8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Thursday
8.30am - 4.30pm Friday (Offices are closed on bank holidays).
TSI Young Consumer of the Year Competition
The TSI Young Consumers of the Year Competition is a unique competition involving hundreds of schools across England, Scotland and Wales which rise to the challenge to become the nation’s top young consumers.
As a young person you are entitled to a whole range of rights in order to ensure that you are fully active citizens in society and to also keep you safe and protected.
Check out the links below for the main rights as set out for young people…..its your rights, make it your priority to be aware them!!
Caerphilly Youth Forum provides young people with an opportunity to become aware of their rights, for young people to have a voice, be involved in decisions affecting them, and to become actively involved in local decision-making.
Children’s Commissioner for Wales Keith Towler is the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. Keith’s job is to stand up and speak out for children and young people. He works to make sure that children and young people are kept safe and that they know about and can access their rights.
Clic Online provides youth information to young people
UNICEF UK Tagd is a network of young people in the UK who are committed to children's rights.
Extending Entitlement is the Welsh Assembly Government’s policy for all services, support and opportunities for young people between the ages of 11 and 25
The Childrens and Young Peoples Changing Lives and Building Futures Plan sets highlightes the Welsh Assembly Governments 7 core aims on services and support for young people
For further information, support and advocacy contact The Basement on 01495 233007 or email us at email@example.com