4 May 2011

Mitchells & Butlers plc

Circular regarding the change of auditor

Pursuant to Section 520(2) of the Companies Act 2006, a circular has today been posted to shareholders of Mitchells & Butlers plc for information only, in relation to the statutory statement received from Ernst & Young LLP in connection with its resignation as the company's auditor. The resignation follows the company's competitive process for the selection of an audit firm and the decision to appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor. Deloitte LLP will be eligible for re-appointment as auditor to the company at the next Annual General Meeting.

The circular will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do and also on the Company's website at www.mbplc.com.

A copy of the resignation letter received from Ernst & Young LLP has been filed with the Registrar of Companies.

For further enquiries please contact:

Mitchells & Butlers plc

Erik Castenskiold, Director of Corporate Affairs : 0121 498 6513