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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




18th December

Young inmate Alex Kelly killed himself at Cookham Wood prison in Rochester


16th December

Too many women in the UK are still being sent to prison instead of receiving support, report finds

Joint Enterprise: The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice

Probation reforms 'moving too quickly', inspector warns

MPs calls' still being recorded by jails, finds report


12th December

Black and Muslim people are the criminal justice system’s greatest fear

Link to The Young Report

Stanford-le-Hope lad, 18, found unconscious in prison cell, dies after row with his dad

Milton Keynes’ Woodhill Prison slammed in official new report