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Welcome to the
Association of Members of Independent Monitoring Boards

An influential voice on issues concerning people in custody.

Patron The Rt Hon The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers
President Baroness Vivien Stern CBE Vice President Michael Watson MBE.


The Association of Members of Independent Monitoring Boards (AMIMB) is a nationally recognized body representing those who monitor the treatment and rehabilitation of adults and young people in prison, immigration removal centres, and other secure establishments.  The expertise and independence of the AMIMB are respected by the public, the government and the press, and by other public and voluntary bodies.

We are routinely consulted by government and other organisations when charges are proposed to the prison system, or when problems arise.  The AMIMB, through its members, provides independent, objective, concerned, evidence-based information views and proposal




Training Visit to HMP Dovegate on the 1st May contact David Atkinson to book or you require more information.

Statistics Updated 7.3.14


AMIMB Members Only

Minutes of Executive Meetings for 2012




16th April

UN human rights investigator denied access to Yarl's Wood immigration centre

Leicester Prison is praised, but improvement needed –report


14th April

HMP Northumberland riot was over work hours, says Justice Secretary

Pledge to free up UK jails sees just 17 EU prisoners sent home to serve time


11th April

Nottingham Prison 'dangerous' due to budget cuts

Prison charity's new transport service aims to maintain contact between inmates and their families


10th April

G4S allowed to bid for new Government contracts after tagging scandal

Further protests at Nottingham Prison

Prison wing to reopen after overcrowding problem