IMB members are independent, unpaid and work an average of 3-4 visits 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 >
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The Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Brixton has today amended and reissued its 2016-17 Annual Report, in relation to comments about the Clink restaurant. A visitor planning to eat in the restaurant was arrested in September 2016 after being found in possession of unauthorised items. The restaurant was not found to be a source …
IMB Brinsford’s report for the period from August 2016 to July 2017 has been published today. Their report highlights that: the shortage of staff from October 2016 to July 2017 put pressure on the prison regime resulting in a lack of education and other activities. This meant prisoners were spending too much time in their …