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 (IMB) at HMP Cardiff publish their annual report today for the period 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018. The report highlights their concern at the increase in levels of self-harm and violence during their reporting period, though monitors noted that these were at a lower level than similar prisons and that …
The Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Dartmoor has published its annual report covering the period from 1st October 2017 to 30th September 2018. In the report the IMB members, who are volunteers appointed by Ministers to monitor how prisoners are treated, detail the developments and changes undergone in the past year. Areas of improvement include: …