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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


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






22.10.14 New Membership form

17.10.14 Sex Offender Talk

17.10.14 Risk Assessment: treatment of sexual offenders

17.10.14 Child Sexual Abusers - rehabilitation or control?




AMIMB Members Only

Minutes of Executive Meetings for 2012




29th January

Halve female prisoner numbers, says minister Simon Hughes


26th January

Leveson review proposes sweeping efficiency reforms for justice system

Ban on sending books to prisoners set to end

Prisons handed new powers to combat surging use of 'legal highs' by inmates


22nd January

Prison suicide rate at highest level since 2007, figures show

Crime in England and Wales falls to new record low


21st January

Hollesley Bay open prison has 'risen to challenges"


19th January

UK prison drug seizures on the rise, new figures show