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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






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?

24.9.14 Would you be interested in supplying information to Joanne Sawyer, Policy Adviser - Equality and Human Rights for Age UK if so read here Call for Human Rights Case Study

09.09.14 Nomination Form for 2014/2015



AMIMB Members Only

Minutes of Executive Meetings for 2012




November 24th

Bosses at HMP Northumberland are using zero hours contracts, Parliament hears


November 21st

Former prisons minister issues warning after 11 High Down prisoners cleared of mutiny


November 19th

The jail that has reduced violence by helping inmates escape from the gang


November 18th

Police fail to record 800,000 offences a year, including one in four sex crimes

HMP Hewell's vulnerable prisoners 'address issues by self-harming


November 17th

MoJ vows to prosecute prisoners who seriously assault members of staff

Too many prisoners jailed unnecessarily, says review head

UK’s mentally ill people more likely to be found in jail than hospital

Fury over £15m bill for consultants on probation deal

HMP Elmley in Eastchurch to carry out investigation into disturbance with a view to taking action against those responsible

Gang culture and violence on the rise in Winchester Prison, says independent report