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 >
The 2018/19 annual report of the IMB at HMP North Sea Camp is now published.
The 2017/18 annual report of the IMB at HMP Frankland is now published.
Abandoned redevelopment plans still hamper its effectiveness as a resettlement prison In its 2018/19 annual report published today, the Rochester Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) – made up of volunteers appointed by ministers to ensure prisoners are treated humanely – notes that: HMP & YOI Rochester continues to provide a safe and decent environment for prisoners as …