- The banks pretend they are still answerable to their shareholders , but it is a charade .
- In europe national politicians , answerable to their own electorates , are struggling to confront continent-wide problems .
- A further seven states have nominally independent commissions for their congressional seats that are , in practice , partly answerable to the politicians .
- The elections department is answerable to the prime minister 's office .
- It would increase the pressure on companies to become transparent and answerable to private investors .