IMB members are independent, unpaid and work an average of 2-3 days per month. Their role is to monitor the day-to-day life in their local prison or removal centre and ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained. To see a map of prison establishments use the Prison FinderRead more about us
Inside every prison, immigration removal centre and some short term holding facilities at airports, there is an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) – a group of ordinary members of the public doing an extraordinary job.Learn more >
The Independent Monitoring Board believes that Morton Hall continues to be a well-run immigration removal centre whose staff at all levels are dedicated, conscientious and extremely hard-working. The Lincolnshire charity, Children’s Links, makes a significant contribution to the good welfare provision for detainees and their families. During 2016 education, purposeful activities and learning opportunities provided …
HMP High Down was announced as a Reform prison in April 2016, effective during June/July 2016, together with the appointment of an Executive Governor. However, the prison is yet to see any significant changes. 2016 has been a challenging year. The early part of the year saw a period of approximately 4 months where …
The deadline for applications was 12 noon, 3rd April. There has been a good response- thank you to all who have applied. You can find out more about the new governance arrangements, and what will happen when, here.