Mr Jones said: "The move away from national funding to an increased reliance on the precept
, putting the onus on local tax payers, is not only unfair, but will not raise the same amount of money.
He claimed he was able to avoid imposing a precept
because of success in winning more funding from central government, which the Mayor said amounted to PS1.7 billion since May 2017.
The mayor's office has now confirmed that the charge will be introduced, while announcing the region's police precept
will also be hiked from April by the maximum amount.
"A [pounds sterling]12 increase on the policing precept
in the West Midlands would still mean that local people are paying more than [pounds sterling]50 less than neighbouring forces such as Staffordshire, West Mercia and Warwickshire.
There's no "they," though, so don't waste a perfectly good anxiety attack on the ghost posse of the precepts
He urged lawmakers to consider the decree-law with utmost national responsibility that marks the executive and legislature, pointing out that the text does not prejudice Islamic precepts
in any way, nor does it trespass on Bahrain's sovereignty.
FAMILIES in a part of Newcastle face a hefty parish precept
Its parish councillors meet on Thursday to vote on a draft budget precept
for 2015-16 that some predict could bring in a further [pounds sterling]50,000.
Mr Michael said he would have liked to increase the precept
by 7% to meet the deficit South Wales Police are suffering.
Mark Burns-Williamson, said: "Although I had the option of accepting a grant from the Government to freeze the precept
for a year I chose not to do that as I would have had to make up the shortfall next year."
Some of the councils would potentially have to increase their current precept
by almost 50% to stand still, with households having to pay between PS5.56 and PS21 a year extra for their town and parish services.
The police authority meeting at St Asaph will be urged to levy the precept
, which is included in council tax bills, because it offers the best balance between the need to provide sufficient funds "to sustain the force at a time of far reaching changes" and to limit the impact on taxpayers.