Mitchells & Butlers PLC 29 August 2003 29 August 2003 Mitchells & Butlers plc S&N Pubs Auction The Board of Mitchells & Butlers plc announces that it is no longer a participant in the auction process for the retail business of Scottish & Newcastle. For further information, please contact:- Bob Cartwright Communications 0121-498-4298 Jeremy Probert 0121-498-5547 Kate Holligon Investor Relations 0121-498-5092 Roland Rudd / James Murgatroyd Finsbury Group 020-7251-3801 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange