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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Further decline in conditions at HMP/YOI Portland severely challenges the delivery of rehabilitation, says Independent Monitoring Board
This year, the Board has to report that despite the good efforts of many staff at the prison, conditions have worsened over the period April 2016-April 2017. The Board is disappointed to be reporting many of the same problems that were highlighted in previous reports. The IMB exists to monitor the fair, just and …
IMB Wetherby report concern for those detained in the Care and Separation Unit (CSU) and continued high levels of violence In its annual report, IMB Wetherby notes that: The Care and Separation Unit (CSU) has little to offer and the Board has serious concerns as to the lack of regime and limited interaction between officers …