Mitchells & Butlers PLC 08 December 2003 8 December 2003 Directors' Interests Mourant & Co. Trustees Limited, as Trustees of the Company's Employee Benefits Trust, bought 821,999 Mitchells & Butlers Ordinary 7 1/12p shares on 5 December 2003 at 229.4176p per ordinary share. These being the first shares bought for the Employee Benefits Trust, the balance held by the Trust is 821,999 shares. The Executive Directors of the Company, M.Bramley, T.Clarke, A.Hughes and K.Naffah, as potential beneficiaries under the Trust, are deemed to be interested in the above purchase. M J N Bridge Deputy Secretary 0121 498 4526 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange