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 >
In their annual report published today the Independent Monitoring Board at HMYOI Deerbolt report that: Prisoners sent to Deerbolt from all over the country bring with them gang rivalries from different cities, which has contributed to increased violence (also fuelled by a rise in the amount of drugs getting into the prison) Staff numbers are …
Read the report in full here.
Read the full report here.