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 for the pre-departure accommodation (PDA) today published its annual report for 2017. The Board is made up of a team of volunteers who visit regularly. Their report describes much good work that is done to care for and support those who are held in the centre. It also raises some concerns …
The Independent Monitoring Board for Tinsley House today published its annual report for 2017. The Board is made up of a team of volunteers who visit regularly. The IMB considers that in the main, detainees are treated fairly and humanely at Tinsley House. Predominantly good relationships between staff and detainees support this. However, the removal …
Read report in full here.