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 Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) at HM YOI Wetherby – made up of volunteers appointed by ministers to check that prisoners are treated humanely – today published its annual report for 2018/19. The report says that it continues to be a well-managed Young Offenders Institution, holding around 240 extremely challenging young people between the ages …
The 2018 annual report of the IMB at Hollesley Bay is now published.
The IMB at Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre today took United Nations experts on a monitoring visit at the centre . IMBs are members of the National Preventive Mechanism which has called for governmment action to address significant failings in state custody and detention settings.