Independent Monitoring Boards

Home Department written question – answered on 19th January 2006.

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Photo of Henry Bellingham Henry Bellingham Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the size is of the independent monitoring board for each (a) prison and (b) Immigration Removal Centre establishment; what the membership is of each board; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Fiona Mactaggart Fiona Mactaggart Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)

The complement of each prison and immigration removal centre Independent Monitoring Board is shown the following table together with the number of members in each Board as on 3 October 2005.

Board Complement (maximum Board size(32)) Number of members

(as on 3 October 2005)

Prisons
Acklington 19 15
Albany 10 7
Altcourse 20 12
Ashfield 13 10
Ashwell 12 5
Askham Grange 10 10
Aylesbury 14 11
Bedford 12 (32)13
Belmarsh 20 18
Birmingham 20 (32)21
Blakenhurst 20 14
Blantyre House 10 (32)12
Blundeston 12 10
Brinsford 16 9
Bristol 15 13
Brixton 20 16
Brockhill 10 10
Bronzefield 17 16
Buckley Hall 14 10
Bullingdon 20 15
Bullwood Hall 10 (32)13
Camp Hill 12 10
Canterbury 10 10
Cardiff 17 11
Castington 13 11
Channings Wood 14 12
Chelmsford 19 17
Coldingley 10 10
Cookham Wood 10 9
Dartmoor 16 12
Deerbolt 17 12
Doncaster 20 7
Dorchester 10 9
Dovegate 20 16
Downview 14 13
Drake Hall 12 11
Durham 20 15
East Sutton Park 10 11
Eastwood Park 13 10
Edmunds Hill 14 7
Elmley 20 10
Erlestoke 10 l3
Everthorpe 13 9
Exeter 17 12
Featherstone 15 11
Feltham 20 14
Ford 14 11
Forest Bank 20 15
Foston Hall 10 10
Frankland 18 17
Full Sutton 18 14
Garth 17 12
Gartree 15 15
Glen Parva 20 18
Gloucester 11 11
Grendon/Springhill 15 12
Guys Marsh 19 14
Haverigg 12 (32)13
Hewell Grange 10 9
High Down 19 12
Highpoint 20 17
Hindley 18 14
Hollesley Bay 10 8
Holloway 20 15
Holme House 20 14
Hull 20 17
Huntercombe 15 13
Kingston 10 9
Kirkham 11 (32)13
Kirklevington 10 9
Lancaster Castle 10 10
Lancaster Farms 17 13
Latchmere House 10 (32)12
Leeds 20 16
Leicester 10 (32)13
Lewes 17 14
Leyhill 10 12
Lincoln 12 (32)16
Lindholme 20 14
Littlehey 13 (32)14
Liverpool 20 15
Long Lartin 17 15
Low Newton 15 8
Lowdham Grange 13 13
Maidstone 12 (32)13
Manchester 20 19
Moorland 20 14
Morton Hall 15 10
New Hall 16 8
North Sea Camp 10 (32)11
Northallerton 10 9
Norwich 20 20
Nottingham 13 (32)17
Onley 19 14
Parc 20 16
Parkhurst 13 12
Pentonville 20 (32)22
Peterborough 20 15
Portland 17 17
Preston 16 17
Ranby 20 16
Reading 10 8
Risley 20 17
Rochester 13 11
Rye Hill 17 12
Send 10 (32)11
Shepton Mallet 10 9
Shrewsbury 10 (32)14
Stafford 14 12
Standford Hill 10 8
Stocken 15 (32)18
Stoke Heath 20 12
Styal 17 16
Sudbury 10 10
Swaleside 19 6
Swansea 16 13
Swinfen Hall 14 9
The Mount 16 (32)17
The Verne 12 14
Thorn Cross 12 12
Usk 15 11
Wakefield 19 12
Wandsworth 20 19
Warren Hill 10 9
Wayland 15 14
Wealstun 18 16
Wellingborough 11 (32)12
Werrington 10 8
Wetherby 14 14
Whatton 16 10
Whitemoor 16 15
Winchester 20 14
Wolds 10 (32)12
Woodhill 20 16
Wormwood Scrubs 24 18
Wymott 16 11
Immigration Removal Centres
Campsfield House 13 13
Colnbrook 12 9
Dover 12 7
Harmondsworth 15 10
Haslar 10 8
Oakington 12 8
Tinsley House 12 8
Yarl's Wood 12 9

(32)New board complements were issued, as a guide to Boards, in spring 2005. Minimum and maximum board sizes were set at 10 and 20 Board members respectively and recommended complements are being achieved though natural wastage.

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