They're not beholden to the IMF and the ECB.
But don't be beholden to the laws of physics.
Our legislators must be beholden to the people.
No, many of them are beholden to the wild-eyed politicos that helped them into office.
So, if Government spending is financed by taxes, Ministers are beholden to the people.
There is also the danger of councillors being beholden to the ones who appointed them.
They're close-minded ideologues with bylines -- and beholden for traffic.
According to the notice, the Legislative Assembly was ' to assemble and beholden for the dispatch of diverse urgent and important affairs '.
It seems, these were his tributaries; feeders of his exchequer; gentlemen, his good friends (as he was leased to express himself ), to whom he had occasionally been beholden for a loan.
For this purpose it is beholden on them to defeat all machinations initiated by forces working against the national agenda.
By taking on such a sacred cow as the welfare state, it is beholden on him to ensure the criticisms he levels against it on behalf of classical liberalism are well-founded and always find their mark.