IMB service recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2016

John Thornhill, President IMB National Council
John Thornhill

We are delighted to announce that the IMB service has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, published today on the occasion of Her Majesty’s official 90th birthday.

John Thornhill JP, the President of the National Council for Independent Monitoring Boards, received an OBE for his services to the criminal justice system.

Congratulations also go to Mrs Ann Withers, who has been a member of Wakefield IMB since 2003, and Mrs Wendy Taylor JP, a former IMB member at HMP Holme House, HMP Kirklevington Grange and HMP Frankland. They have both been awarded an MBE for their IMB voluntary service.