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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




22nd January

Prison suicide rate at highest level since 2007, figures show

Crime in England and Wales falls to new record low


19th January

UK prison drug seizures on the rise, new figures show

Wrongly convicted men launch new case against the Justice Secretary

Chris Grayling says 1,000 extra sex convictions putting pressure on prisons

'Justice under threat' as defendants face court alone due to legal aid cuts


16th January

MP calls for Northumberland prison contract to be reviewed after staff voice fears 'their lives are at risk"


15th January

Police could be deployed within Feltham young offenders’ institution

Prisoner James Colton's death prompts changes, inquest told