C2: Values & Principles of UK

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Fundamental Principles of British Life

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
  • Participation in community life
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New Citizens Pledge

" I will give my loyalty to the United Kingdom and respect its rights and freedoms.

I will uphold its democratic values.

I will observe its laws faithfully and fulfil my duties and obligations as a British citizen. "

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Responsibilities of The Residents and Citizens

  • Respect and obey the law
  • Respect the rights of others, including their right to their own opinions
  • Treat others with fairness
  • Look after yourself and your family
  • Look after the area in which you live and the environment
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Freedoms of The Residents and Citizens

  • Freedom of belief and religion
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom from unfair discrimination
  • A right to fair trial
  • A right to join in the election of a government
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Becoming a Permanent Resident or a Naturalised Cit

You will need to:

  • Speak and read English
    • Must have acceptable evidence of speaking and listening skills in English at B1. 
  • Have a good understanding of life in the UK
    • Pass the Life in the UK test
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