UK: "Dump the pump" campaign mixed
Motorists gave "Dump the Pump" - the UK campaign to boycott petrol stations until prices are lowered – a mixed reception across the UK, reports local media (2/8/00). The protest, on the 1st August, accounted for a drop of sales of around 50% in the North East and Yorkshire. Across the rest of the UK however, traders said business went on as usual.
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