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Local Legal Advice
In Warrington, free legal advice is also available from the Citizen's Advice Bureau. Please ring for an appointment: Warrington Town Centre 01925 246994, Lymm and Home Visiting Scheme 01925 753247 and Birchwood 01925 824952.
A person who is classed as "chronically sick and disabled" may be able to claim exemption from VAT on certain items you need which are related to your disability or long-term health condition. Visit the GOV UK website for more details about VAT exemption.
Voting in Local and National Elections
Disabled people should not be excluded from exercising their right to vote, and to this end, a lot of work is being done to make polling stations more accessible. However, if you prefer to vote by post or by proxy, that is your choice. A form to register for a postal vote is available from the electoral registration officer at your local council. Warrington Councils website has more details.
Representation from Councillorís and MPís
If you are finding difficulty getting your needs recognised and met, particularly in the public arena, you might contact your local representatives - either your Councillor or your MP. You will find details of Warrington Councillors on the Council website. Full details of all our local MPS are also on the Council website.Your MP can be contacted at the House of Commons (020 7219 3000) or via their constituency office.
There are a variety of concessions and support available to disabled people living in the Warrington area.